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UKTV’s British Ty Pennington series sells to ABC

UKTV lifestyle channel Home scored its highest ratings for the commissioned series Ty's Great British Adventure, produced by TPTV and Twofour Production. Now the series is headed across the pond to U.S. network ABC.
July 22, 2009

UKTV lifestyle channel Home scored its highest ratings for an original commission for Ty’s Great British Adventure, produced by TPTV and Twofour Production. Now the series is headed across the pond to U.S. network ABC. It will debut in the States on August 2, making the show UKTV’s first original commission to be bought by a U.S. net.

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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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