Kardashians Doc Sells Across Territories


All3Media International has licensed Optomen’s two-part documentary The Kardashians: A Billion Dollar Dynasty into a slew of markets, including the U.S.

Following its Channel 4 premiere earlier this year, the doc special has been acquired by NBCUniversal, which will premiere it for U.S. audiences on E! on May 1.

In Europe, the doc has been licensed in a pan-territory deal for Scandinavia with TV4, covering SVOD and free-TV rights. The series will air on C More, which has taken SVOD rights in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland. Free-TV rights have been acquired by TV4 in Sweden and MTV in Finland. Additionally, co-exclusive SVOD rights have been signed by TV2 in Denmark, Movistar+ licensed the series in Spain, RTL will air the series in the Netherlands, and DPG has picked up the series for Belgium.

Nine Network has taken on the show for Australia, while in New Zealand, the two-part documentary will launch on Discovery.

Rachel Job, senior VP of non-scripted at All3Media International, commented, “The Kardashians are one of the most identifiable brands in the world, so we are thrilled to be able to deliver a series with such impressive global appeal to clients across three continents. Optomen’s specialty doc presents an illuminating and refreshingly unbiased take on the Kardashians that will provide our clients with fascinating new insight and nostalgic entertainment.”