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Nets snap up Optomen International’s ‘What to Eat Now’

Optomen International's BBC TWO series, What to Eat Now, has stirred up a wealth of interest from territories around the world, including RTL2 in Germany, Filmlux in the Netherlands, Cuisine TV in France and Paprika in Hungary, Czech and Slovakia. BBC Global acquired the first series for its feeds in Poland, Scandinavia, the Middle East and Africa along with YLE in Finland and XYZ Australia. Lastly, Cuisine TV in France has picked up What to Eat Now: Summer. Secondary UK rights for the first series have been snapped up by UKTV and Acorn Media has sealed the deal for the rights to distribute the UK DVD.
September 10, 2009

Optomen International’s BBC TWO series, What to Eat Now, has stirred up a wealth of interest from territories around the world, including RTL2 in Germany, Filmlux in the Netherlands, Cuisine TV in France and Paprika in Hungary, Czech and Slovakia. BBC Global acquired the first series for its feeds in Poland, Scandinavia, the Middle East and Africa along with YLE in Finland and XYZ Australia. Lastly, Cuisine TV in France has picked up What to Eat Now: Summer. Secondary UK rights for the first series have been snapped up by UKTV and Acorn Media has sealed the deal for the rights to distribute the UK DVD.

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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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