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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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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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