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‘Gordon’s Great Escape’ picked up in India

Optomen International has sold the first series of Gordon's Great Escape to Zee Networks in India. The first 3 x 1 hour series follows chef Gordon Ramsay traveling to India to experience elements of culture and food. Produced by One Potato Two Potato, Ramsay's shingle, and made for Channel 4, Gordon's Great Escape is currently in production on season two where Ramsay heads to Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia and Vietnam. The program has also been licensed to Fox Latin America, The Q Channel in Korea, Filmlux Netherlands and Paprika for its channels in Hungary, Czech, Slovakia and Romania. The show has also been sold to a clutch of in-flight operators including Virgin Atlantic and Cathay.
May 19, 2010

Optomen International has sold the first series of Gordon’s Great Escape to Zee Networks in India. The first 3 x 1 hour series follows chef Gordon Ramsay traveling to India to experience elements of culture and food. Produced by One Potato Two Potato, Ramsay’s shingle, and made for Channel 4, Gordon’s Great Escape is currently in production on season two where Ramsay heads to Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia and Vietnam. The program has also been licensed to Fox Latin America, The Q Channel in Korea, Filmlux Netherlands and Paprika for its channels in Hungary, Czech, Slovakia and Romania. The show has also been sold to a clutch of in-flight operators including Virgin Atlantic and Cathay.

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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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