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Canadian Presale for Beverly Hills Pawn

CANNES: Zodiak Rights has scored presale financing for the Asylum Entertainment series Beverly Hills Pawn from Canada’s Bell Media. The 12×30-minute doc series is produced by Asylum for ReelzChannel in the U.S., where it will debut later this year. The series has been presold to Bell Media in Canada. Zodiak ...

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North One Series Licensed Around the World

LONDON: North One Television’s Gadget Show World Tour has been sold by ALL3MEDIA International in more than 120 territories throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The 17th season of Channel 5’s The Gadget Show was picked up by Discovery Channel’s U.K., European, Middle East and African feeds. Gadget Show ...

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New TV 2 Channel to Launch Next Year

ODENSE: Denmark’s TV 2 is slated to debut TV 2 FRI, a leisure and outdoor channel, during the spring of 2013.   TV 2 FRI’s programming will focus on gardening, home improvement and food, among other topics. The flagship of the channel—which will feature both Danish and international programming—will be ...

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NBC Greenlights New Adventure Competition

UNIVERSAL CITY: NBC has given the go-ahead for a new extreme adventure reality-competition series from Bear Grylls, tentatively titled Get Out Alive.  The series will be co-produced by Bear Grylls Ventures and Electus. Set for a prime-time slot, the series will test teams of two to go beyond their most ...

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ITV Acquires Finnish Production Outfit

CANNES: ITV has purchased the Finnish producer Tarinatalo, building on its recent acquisition of the Norwegian indie Mediacircus.   Tarinatalo specializes in factual entertainment, reality and lifestyle content. The company is planning to produce 50 hours of programming this year, with 11 shows. This includes the pilot game show What Was ...

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Content Enters Tie-Up with Back2Back

CANNES: Content Television is collaborating with Back2Back Productions for the funding, production and international distribution of projects for the next two years.  The first series to come from the deal, The Royals, has already been green lit. The new six-part doc series takes a look at all aspects of royal ...

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GRB Does New Program Deals

CANNES: A slew of sales have been wrapped up by GRB Entertainment, including for three seasons of Bloopers from Dick Clark Productions.   FOX International Channels Asia took Police Women of Cincinnati & Broward County. AETN Asia went for Animal Hoarding and On the Case, featuring Paula Zahn. In Japan, NTV ...

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Cineflix to Distribute LMNO Catalogue

CANNES: An exclusive three-year deal has been inked that sees Cineflix Rights distributing programming from U.S. producer LMNO Productions.  LMNO has more than 750 programs to its credit. Cineflix is taking on representation for such titles as Unusual Suspects, The Little Couple, Cheating Vegas, Hollywood & Crime and more.  Chris ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Terranoa

CANNES: Buyers who are on the lookout for high-profile factual series can turn to Terranoa to check out the six-part Saved from Extinction.   The wildlife series travels the world to explore the fate of species that were thought to be saved from extinction until new dangers arose.   “We are ...

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