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A+E Networks Notches Up Harry & Meghan TV Movie Sales


A+E Networks has secured broadcast deals with more than 30 partners across the globe for its newest TV movie, Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance, ahead of the royal wedding.

The two-hour movie about the courtship of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was picked up by SBS and VIJF (Belgium), M6 (France), RTL2 (Germany), RTI Mediaset (Italy), SBS (the Netherlands), TV2 (Norway), SIC (Portugal), Romanian Television (Romania), JOJ Plus (Slovakia), Pop TV (Slovania), AFRTS (the U.S.), In The Box TV (Vietnam), Mesimvria (Cyprus), Star (Greece), RTL (Croatia), ETV (Estonia) and Modern Time Group (Latvia). It also went to Lifetime in Canada, Israel, Poland, South Africa, South Korea and the U.K.

Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance was previously sold to Channel 5 (U.K.), TF1 (France), ATRES (Spain), SBS (Benelux), Seven Network (Australia), SKY (New Zealand), Corus Entertainment (Lifetime Canada), Lifetime (Latin America) and Lifetime (Asia).

“We are pleased with the continued enthusiasm among international buyers for our newest TV movie and look forward to fulfilling the needs of our broadcast partners with an increased volume of productions such as this in the future,” said Richard Tulk-Hart, the managing director of international content distribution and co-productions at A+E Networks.

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