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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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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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