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The Wagner/Cuban Company's Magnolia Pictures announced today that they have acquired Us theatrical, VOD and home entertainment rights to Whitey: United States of America V. James J. Bulger, a documentary about notorious Irish gangster James 'Whitey' Bulger and the massive law enforcement corruption surrounding his reign of terror in South Boston. Whitey, which premiered at Sundance this year, was directed and produced by Academy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker Joe Berlinger (Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory, Metallica: Some Kind of Monster, Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2), and produced by RadicalMedia for CNN Films.
Magnolia will be giving the film a day and date theatrical and on demand release this June, followed by a broadcast on CNN later this year. Magnolia and CNN also partnered on Blackfish and Life Itself, the upcoming Roger Ebert documentary also being released this summer.
Infamous gangster James 'Whitey' Bulger wielded a mystique as the Robin Hood of South Boston, »
Espn is giving 15 college conferences their own dedicated, national TV channels stocked with live events and on-demand replays – streamed over the Internet, initially to Apple TV and Roku devices.
The sports cabler is launching the new channels through WatchESPN, the service available to subscribers of affiliated pay-tv providers. The 15 new channels aggregate conference-related programming from Espn, ESPN2, Espnu, ESPN3 and ESPNews, starting with live men’s and women’s college basketball events as well as replays of college football games.
The conference channels at launch are: Acc, America East, Atlantic Sun, Big South, Big West, Horizon, Mid-American, Metro Atlantic Athletic, Missouri Valley, Northeast, Ohio Valley, Southern, Sun Belt, Southland, and a channel that combines historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) that are part of the Mid-Eastern Athletic, Southwestern Athletic and Central Intercollegiate Athletic conferences.
The idea is to provide a space on the TV dial — virtual though it may be »
- Todd Spangler
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