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Metan’s ‘Icon’ series becomes a Tianjin TV copro

Metan Development Group has announced that China's Tianjin TV has come on board for its 52-part series Icons. Tianjin TV will coproduce and distribute Metan's upcoming series profiling the world's most celebrated personalities from a number of professional fields. Each episode will be hosted by an expert panel of China's leading authorities from each respective category. Icons is set to air in July 2010 on Tianjin Satellite TV and on Tianjin's Binhai Channel. Metan also holds broadcast rights outside of China for Mandarin-language TV stations, and plans to air the series in the U.S. and other TV markets outside China.
April 11, 2010

Metan Development Group has announced that China’s Tianjin TV has come on board for its 52-part series Icons. Tianjin TV will coproduce and distribute Metan’s upcoming series profiling the world’s most celebrated personalities from a number of professional fields. Each episode will be hosted by an expert panel of China’s leading authorities from each respective category. Icons is set to air in July 2010 on Tianjin Satellite TV and on Tianjin’s Binhai Channel. Metan also holds broadcast rights outside of China for Mandarin-language TV stations, and plans to air the series in the U.S. and other TV markets outside China.

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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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