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MIP Picks: The Jacksons Go to Devon

The Jackson family is American musical royalty, at the very heart of three decades of pop culture. So when they decide they've had enough with the LA paparazzi culture and move to the Devon, UK countryside, you know hilarity and drama can't help but ensue.
October 7, 2008


The Jackson family is American musical royalty, at the very heart of three decades of pop culture. So when they decide they’ve had enough with the LA paparazzi culture and move to the Devon, UK countryside, you know hilarity and drama can’t help but ensue.
The Jacksons In Devon demonstrates what happens when these pop icons try to fit into an alien landscape. It offers exclusive access to the experience, showing how the Jacksons fare, and how this little town in south-west England adapts to them. With great access and an interesting twist, viewers can’t help but watch. Partners: Studio Lambert (London) for Channel 4, distributed through All3Media (London)
Length: 60 minutes
Rights available: Worldwide TV, non-theatric and video-only rights, excluding UK and US

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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