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‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ sells across Scandinavia

Outright Distribution, the commercial distribution arm of the Shed Media group, has made several sales of the U.S. version of Wall to Wall's Who Do You Think You Are? across Scandinavia.
June 10, 2010

Outright Distribution, the commercial distribution arm of the Shed Media group, has made several sales of the U.S. version of Wall to Wall’s Who Do You Think You Are? across Scandinavia. The sales follow the news that American broadcaster NBC has commissioned a second season, which is currently in production. Sweden’s SVT, Denmark’s DR, Norway’s NRK, Iceland’s 365 and MTV3 in Finland have all acquired the show, while SVT, DR, MTV3 and 365 have also picked up some of the BBC UK episodes. Additionally, SVT has commissioned the third series of its local version, and DR and NRK are both in production on their first local versions. Nordisk Film has optioned the format to produce an original version for the Finnish territory. The Scandinavian broadcasters will air the U.S. version alongside their local versions.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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