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Global edition: Netflix wins 5 Golden Globes; BBC cancels 'Film'

The Program Guide's global edition highlights recent programming announcements from various networks and online video platforms around the world.


* France's TF1 (FR) has become the latest broadcaster to pick up rights to Gil Formats' factual entertainment show "Life on Duty." The series, originally launched in Israel, follows people from several emergency services, according to World Screen.

* "Design Dream," a Talpa Media BV interiors format, was commissioned by ProSieben (DE)'s Austrian unit, C21 Media reports. The local adaption, which will premiere in March, will follow six aspiring designers as they provide potential solutions for a homeowner's property.

* NBCUniversal International Networks Ltd. secured the rights to air conspiracy series "Departure" in Europe and Africa, Variety reports. The show follows the mystery of a passenger plane that vanishes over the Atlantic Ocean. The six-part series will premiere later this year.

* Bell Media Inc. in Canada acquired the U.S. reboot of reality series "Temptation Island" from distributor Banijay Rights Ltd., Deadline reports. The 11-episode dating series will air later in January on USA (US) Network and will simulcast in Canada.

* Channel 4 (UK) acquired NBC (US) comedy "30 Rock" from NBCUniversal International Distribution for its streaming service All 4. According to TV Wise, the show's first two seasons are now available on the streaming service, while the remaining seasons will arrive at a later date.

* British Broadcasting Corp. cancelled its long-running movie review series "Film," which has been on air since 1971. According to The Guardian, the cancellation is a result of BBC seeking an alternative format for movie reviews as part of an overhaul of its arts coverage.


* Inc.'s Prime Video will premiere "Lorena" on Feb. 15, Deadline reports. The four-part documentary series, executive produced by Jordan Peele, provides a fresh perspective on the sexual assault story of Lorena Bobbitt.

* Netflix Inc. unveiled its first animated anthology series from "Deadpool" helmer Tim Miller and "Mindhunter" director David Fincher. According to The Hollywood Reporter, "Love, Death & Robots" is a collection of 18 animated short stories targeting adults and encompasses the science fiction, horror and comedy genres.

* Netflix scored five wins at the 76th Golden Globe Awards, including best foreign film for "Roma" and best TV comedy for "The Kominsky Method." Director Alfonso Cuaron also picked up a Golden Globe for "Roma," while Michael Douglas won as best actor in a TV comedy for "The Kominsky Method." Richard Madden received the award for best actor in a TV drama for "Bodyguard."

* "Harlots" is heading to the U.K. exclusively on Starzplay via Amazon's channels platform and Virgin Media, Variety reports. All eight episodes from season one join the subscription service Jan. 18, while the second season of the brothel drama will be available Feb. 14.

* Facebook Inc.'s Facebook Watch is set to launch a show following the lives of four young adults from a Mormon community, Real Screen reports. Titled "Mormon Love," the docuseries will offer a glimpse of what it is like to date within the religious community. The show will premiere Jan. 13.

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