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Zodiak acquires ‘Celebrity Coach’ format

Zodiak Entertainment has acquired the international distribution rights for Animo TV and Kite Entertainment's format Celebrity Coach. Currently the show is airing in Ireland on RTE 1 as Celebrity Bainisteoir, and the series sees eight celebrities coaching local amateur Gaelic football teams for an all-Ireland tournament. Celebrity Coach has been optioned by Studio Lambert in the UK and U.S. and to Screentime in Australia and New Zealand.
September 3, 2009

Zodiak Entertainment has acquired the international distribution rights for Animo TV and Kite Entertainment’s format Celebrity Coach. Currently the show is airing in Ireland on RTE 1 as Celebrity Bainisteoir, and the series sees eight celebrities coaching local amateur Gaelic football teams for an all-Ireland tournament. Celebrity Coach has been optioned by Studio Lambert in the UK and U.S. and to Screentime in Australia and New Zealand.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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