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Target hits the mark in Denmark, Greece and Down Under

Target Entertainment Group has announced package and program deals with a number of international broadcasters. TV3 Denmark has acquired Downsize Me from Topshelf/ABH Productions, Fat Chance from Maverick Television, and Chubby Children from Sam Brick Entertainment, while TV2 Denmark has acquired Vera Productions' crime and investigation factual series Big Trouble in Thailand which has also been sold to RTL Netherlands and Nine Network. In Australia, Nine Network has also picked up Raw Cut TV's factual series You're Nicked and U.S. series Tool Academy produced by 495 Productions for VH1. Seven Network has acquired the New Zealand version of Ten Years Younger, produced by Cream TV, while the U.S. and UK versions have gone to XYZ's Lifestyle You Channel. Channel V in Australia, also part of the XYZ network, has acquired series four of Rabbit Films reality-based series The Dudesons. Five series of the Jack Osbourne brand have been acquired by Dahlia Extreme in Italy and BBC Australia, while Jack Osbourne No Limits series one and two have been acquired by Fox Turkey, along with travel and adventure series Bullrun Reality. In Greece, Skai has secured a package deal that includes Prospect Pictures' My Holiday Hostage Hell, Twofour Broadcast's I Sleep With Strangers and Amaze TV's Happy Birthday Viagra. MTV Greece has acquired series one and two of dating show Next. In Israel over 100 hours of programming has been acquired by broadcasters including DBS/Yes Television, Ananey and Talit Communications.
December 10, 2009

Target Entertainment Group has announced package and program deals with a number of international broadcasters. TV3 Denmark has acquired Downsize Me from Topshelf/ABH Productions, Fat Chance from Maverick Television, and Chubby Children from Sam Brick Entertainment, while TV2 Denmark has acquired Vera Productions’ crime and investigation factual series Big Trouble in Thailand which has also been sold to RTL Netherlands and Nine Network. In Australia, Nine Network has also picked up Raw Cut TV’s factual series You’re Nicked and U.S. series Tool Academy produced by 495 Productions for VH1. Seven Network has acquired the New Zealand version of Ten Years Younger, produced by Cream TV, while the U.S. and UK versions have gone to XYZ’s Lifestyle You Channel. Channel V in Australia, also part of the XYZ network, has acquired series four of Rabbit Films reality-based series The Dudesons. Five series of the Jack Osbourne brand have been acquired by Dahlia Extreme in Italy and BBC Australia, while Jack Osbourne No Limits series one and two have been acquired by Fox Turkey, along with travel and adventure series Bullrun Reality. In Greece, Skai has secured a package deal that includes Prospect Pictures’ My Holiday Hostage Hell, Twofour Broadcast’s I Sleep With Strangers and Amaze TV’s Happy Birthday Viagra. MTV Greece has acquired series one and two of dating show Next. In Israel over 100 hours of programming has been acquired by broadcasters including DBS/Yes Television, Ananey and Talit Communications.

About The Author
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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