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Target wraps up MIPTV deals

Target Entertainment Group has wrapped up its post-MIPTV deals, with a number of entertainment and factual shows picked up by international broadcasters. Tool Academy, the 8 x 1-hour VH1 format in which good for nothing boyfriends are turned into husband material, has sold to Nine Network and MTV in Australia, RTL Netherlands, Joongang in Korea and W9 in France. Another deal included Prospect Pictures' My Holiday Hostage Hell, the six-part 1-hour series, which was acquired by SBS Netherlands, Discovery Italy, and Travel US.
April 28, 2009

Target Entertainment Group has wrapped up its post-MIPTV deals, with a number of entertainment and factual shows picked up by international broadcasters. Tool Academy, the 8 x 1-hour VH1 format in which good for nothing boyfriends are turned into husband material, has sold to Nine Network and MTV in Australia, RTL Netherlands, Joongang in Korea and W9 in France. Another deal included Prospect Pictures’ My Holiday Hostage Hell, the six-part 1-hour series, which was acquired by SBS Netherlands, Discovery Italy, and Travel US. See the release for details on all of the deals.

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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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