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Factual drives UK exports

Revenues from u.k. tv exports climbed to US$921 million in 2003, up from $754 million in 2002, and the three new top-sellers were docs: Granada Intl's Living with Michael Jackson, and Carlton International's Ancient Greek Olympics and Innovations.
May 1, 2004

Revenues from u.k. tv exports climbed to US$921 million in 2003, up from $754 million in 2002, and the three new top-sellers were docs: Granada Intl’s Living with Michael Jackson, and Carlton International’s Ancient Greek Olympics and Innovations.

The British TV Distributors’ Association reports format exports grew 62% compared to an 11% climb in 2002, with revenues of $63 million. For all programs, US sales were highest: $399 million. Sales to Germany saw the greatest increase, climbing to $68 million from $44 million in 2002.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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