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DRG picks up rights for ‘Secret Fortune’

Digital Rights Group has secured the worldwide rights (excluding the UK) to the new entertainment format Secret Fortune. The Wild Rover Productions game show is set to air on primetime on BBC One in 2010. The premise of the show is that a contestant must find a £100,000 check after answering a series of multiple choice questions. Secret Fortune is marketed by DRG's Zeal Entertainment brand. The pilot for the show was co-funded by the BBC, DRG, Northern Ireland Screen and Wild Rover Productions. DRG has confirmed a series commission of eight one-hour episodes.
December 3, 2009

Digital Rights Group has secured the worldwide rights (excluding the UK) to the new entertainment format Secret Fortune. The Wild Rover Productions game show is set to air on primetime on BBC One in 2010. The premise of the show is that a contestant must find a £100,000 check after answering a series of multiple choice questions. Secret Fortune is marketed by DRG’s Zeal Entertainment brand. The pilot for the show was co-funded by the BBC, DRG, Northern Ireland Screen and Wild Rover Productions. DRG has confirmed a series commission of eight one-hour episodes.

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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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