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    'Peak TV' or Peak OTT? From Louis C.K. to Seeso, Players Jockey for Position in a Crowded Market

    In a digital space with an increasing number of niche and independent players, the question is this: If you build it, will they come?

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    'Bridge of Spies' Screenwriter's Psychological Thriller, 'Black Work,' Is Coming to American TV

    Matt Charman, the first-timer whose script, with a Coen brothers polish, was the basis for Steven Spielberg's Cold War drama, is the creator of the ITV limited series, which arrives in the U.S. via Acorn TV on Nov. 2.

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    Niche Streaming Site Acorn Lands Emmy Nomination for 'Poirot'

    Something unexpected happened on the crowded road to the 2015 Emmy nominations. A short, stout, vain Belgian detective with a waxed mustache and an egg-shaped head won a nomination for “Outstanding Television Movie.”

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    Streaming Service Acorn TV Scores with Postwar Dramas 'A Place to Call Home,' 'Serangoon Road'

    In the remarkable melodrama 'A Place to Call Home' and the reliable procedural 'Serangoon Road,' the fog of war blurs the line between personal conflict and global conflagration.

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    The First and Final Days as Poirot: David Suchet Speaks

    by Darwyn Carson — David Suchet is Hercule Poirot. Hercule Poirot is David Suchet. Agatha would be proud...

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    Why David Suchet Came So Close To Missing Out On Poirot

    By Darwyn Carson - David Suchet shares where he was in his life and career at the moment he was offered the role of Hercule, the meticulously bespoke Belgian detective with the mincing walk; Poirot that is.

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