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Zodiak makes raft of finished programming sales

Zodiak Entertainment Distribution has a new focus on finished entertainment and factual programming, which has paid off with a raft of sales post-MIPCOM. Best House on The Street, which is set to premiere on Five in 2010, has sold to Odyssee in France, TV3 New Zealand and pan-regional TV Paprika Zrt in Hungary, while Czech Republic and Slovakia have each opted for the 6 x one-hour factual entertainment show. Norway's Ugliest Room sold to TV Paprika Zrt Hungary and the Spanish version of French Kiss has sold back to NRJ 12 in France. Lastly, more than 80 hours of Fort Boyard has sold to TET TV in the Ukraine and Lider TV in Azerbaijan.
November 18, 2009

Zodiak Entertainment Distribution has a new focus on finished entertainment and factual programming, which has paid off with a raft of sales post-MIPCOM. Best House on The Street, which is set to premiere on Five in 2010, has sold to Odyssee in France, TV3 New Zealand and pan-regional TV Paprika Zrt in Hungary, while Czech Republic and Slovakia have each opted for the 6 x one-hour factual entertainment show. Norway’s Ugliest Room sold to TV Paprika Zrt Hungary and the Spanish version of French Kiss has sold back to NRJ 12 in France. Lastly, more than 80 hours of Fort Boyard has sold to TET TV in the Ukraine and Lider TV in Azerbaijan.

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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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