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Target boosts its factual slate

Target Entertainment Group has gained international distribution rights to three new high-end factual series. Blitz Street is a 4x60'/2x60' science and history series from Impossible Pictures that uses actual bomb detonations to illustrate what those who lived under the Germans' nine-month bombing campaign of the UK must have experienced. The Extreme Tourist is a 6 x 50' series from Kaboora Productions that takes Australian presenter Sabour Bradley through Afghanistan, where he auditions for Afghan Idol and fights with the Afghan female boxing team and encounters much more along the way. Lastly Baker Boys - Inside The Surge is a 4x60'co-production between Gigapix Television and Point Productions for HDNet (US) that aims to provide an honest look at what the Iraq surge really looks like on the ground, told by the soldiers fighting there.
February 25, 2010

Target Entertainment Group has gained international distribution rights to three new high-end factual series. Blitz Street is a 4×60′/2×60′ science and history series from Impossible Pictures that uses actual bomb detonations to illustrate what those who lived under the Germans’ nine-month bombing campaign of the UK must have experienced. The Extreme Tourist is a 6 x 50′ series from Kaboora Productions that takes Australian presenter Sabour Bradley through Afghanistan, where he auditions for Afghan Idol and fights with the Afghan female boxing team and encounters much more along the way. Lastly Baker Boys – Inside The Surge is a 4×60′co-production between Gigapix Television and Point Productions for HDNet (US) that aims to provide an honest look at what the Iraq surge really looks like on the ground, told by the soldiers fighting there.

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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