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TV quiz show based on Zynga’s Draw Something coming to Channel 4

A new quiz show based on Zynga’s Draw Something IP is to be aired in the UK on Channel 4. The TV channel has signed Victory Television as the producer of the series, which is being made with input from IP holders Zynga. Sony Pictures has international distribution rights to …

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Former OMGPOP boss walks from Zynga

Dan Porter, the general manager of Zynga’s New York studio, has quit the company. Porter was the former CEO of Draw Something developer OMGPOP and joined Zynga as part of its $180m acquisition of the company in 2012. OMGPOP went on to become Zynga New York, and is currently developing …

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Draw Something tops 100m downloads

Zynga-onwed social game Draw Something has been downloaded more than 100 million times since its release. The mobile phenomenon was released last year and rapidly rose to popularity, quickly passing the 50m downloads mark within a few months. Draw Something saw its active user numbers dip shortly after, but has …

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Angry Birds and Draw Something firms remove Paramount horror ads

The Advertising Standards Agency has issued a warning to Paramount after ads for horror flick Paranormal Activity appeared in family-friendly mobile games. The ASA received complaints that a trailer for the 15-rated movie aired in both Angry Birds and Draw Something, ad were told the scenes were likely to cause …

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Draw Something CBS game show pilot in the works

A game show pilot based on the mobile hit game Draw Something is being produced for CBS. Variety reports the television network will ready a pilot of the Zynga acquisition, after beating out several other networks in a bidding war for the rights to the pitch. Sony Pictures Television, Embassy …

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