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Channel 4 to air Apocalypse: The Second World War

France Télévisions Distribution has sold its globally successful series Apocalypse: The Second World War to the UK's Channel 4.
March 17, 2010

France Télévisions Distribution has sold its globally successful series Apocalypse: The Second World War to the UK’s Channel 4. The series, produced by Paris-based Clarke, Costelle & Co. with France 2, NHK Japan, Smithsonian Channel in the U.S., National Geographic Channel International and NDR-ARD, is expected to air in the UK this year. To date, the program has been sold to networks in 33 countries. Meanwhile, on the DVD front, sales for the Blu-Ray set have set records in France and French-speaking Belgium and Switzerland, where it’s moved over half a million copies.

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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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