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DCD secures ABC TV deal for ‘Blast Lab’

UK-based distributor DCD Rights announces it has secured a deal with ABC TV Australia for Richard Hammond's Blast Lab. Under the deal the Australian public broadcaster has acquired 52x30-minute episodes of the September Films series produced in associated with Hamster's Wheel Productions for CBBC. This follows recent acquisitions deals with TVB Hong Kong, TVNZ New Zealand and Universal DVD in the UK. The science-based game show will air on ABC TV in 2010.
October 5, 2009

UK-based distributor DCD Rights announces it has secured a deal with ABC TV Australia for Richard Hammond’s Blast Lab. Under the deal the Australian public broadcaster has acquired 52×30-minute episodes of the September Films series produced in associated with Hamster’s Wheel Productions for CBBC. This follows recent acquisitions deals with TVB Hong Kong, TVNZ New Zealand and Universal DVD in the UK. The science-based game show will air on ABC TV in 2010.

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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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