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    DIRECTV and The Walt Disney Company Reach New Multi-Year Deal

    DIRECTV and The Walt Disney Company gave subscribers of the top satellite provider an early Christmas present with word that the two companies have reached a new multi-year deal that’ll provide high quality entertainment to millions of viewers via DIRECTV Everywhere and Authenticated WATCH Services. The deal with DIRECTV concludes Disney’s negotiations with the top ten pay-TV providers. More

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    ABC Family’s ‘Switched at Birth’ Moving to Tuesdays

    When the fourth season of ABC Family’s “Switched at Birth” premieres next month it will be on a new day and at a new time, the network announced today. “Birth” will begin airing Tuesdays at 9:00 PM ET/PT beginning January 6, following the winter season premiere of the network’s “Pretty Little Liars.” More

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    ABC Family Names New Head of Development In Quest to Skew to Older, 20-Something Audience

    Get ready to see some changes at ABC Family, the network that brings you “Baby Daddy,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “The Fosters,” “Melissa and Joey,” “Switched at Birth,” “Twisted,” “Young & Hungry” and more: The cable network has just named former NBC exec Karey Burke as the exec vp programming and development. More

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    Jesse Lee Soffer Lands Series Regular Gig on NBC’s ‘Chicago PD’; ‘Jodi Arias’ Film Airs Tomorrow!

    Jesse Lee Soffer (ex-Will Munson, “As The World Turns”) has joined the cast of NBC’s “Chicago PD,” the spinoff of their hit drama series “Chicago Fire,” reports Deadline Hollywood. According to the website, Soffer will portray “a young police detective who grew up on the wrong side of the tracks.” It is understood that Soffer’s character will be first introduced this fall on “Fire” before appearing fulltime on “PD,” which debuts in midseason on the network. More

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    Gilles Marini Promoted to Series Regular on ABC Family’s ‘Switched at Birth’

    Actor Gilles Marini has been promoted to series regular for the upcoming second season of “Switched at Birth,” the hit original drama on ABC Family. Gilles has a recurring role in the first season as Angelo Sorrento, Bay’s biological father and Regina’s ex, who comes back into their lives after finding out about the switch. More