Ovation and Digital Rights Group partnering pays off, with international sales for Ovation’s original series and specials. Last fall, the U.S. multiplatform network partnered with DRG and the deal to sell Ovation’s productions to the international market created the Ovation International banner. Licensing agreements have been made to the Knowledge Network in Canada; ABC in Australia; TV Ontario, Canada; DR, Denmark; Pramer, Latin America; TV3, Catalonia, Spain; Living Channel, New Zealand; Globosat, Brazil; and Qantas Airways. DRG has completed licensing deals for titles like Close Up: Portraits and Close Up: Photographers at Work; Sold: Million Dollar Auctions, which was licensed to TV3, Catalonia, Spain: DR, Denmark and Living Channel, New Zealand; Anatomy of a Closet, licensed by Globosat in Brazil and Mr. Prince, licensed to ABC in Australia. DRG will represent Ovation International’s titles at MIPTV.
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