Digital Rights Group has confirmed deals across Eastern Europe for its The Real Hustle with BBC Worldwide Channels, Chellomedia and Discovery Networks EMEA leading up to DISCOP East. The title is a presenter-led show about the world’s worst scams and hustles seen through hidden-camera set ups. Created and produced by Objective Productions for BBC Three in the UK, DRG has pre-sold the upcoming season 7 (10 x 30 minutes) to BBC Worldwide Channels for BBC Entertainment Channel in Poland and will also air on BBC Entertainment feeds in Asia and Africa. Chello Central Europe has acquired seasons three, four, five and six for its documentary channel Spektrum and also includes two special themed seasons The Real Hustle Las Vegas (8 x 30 minutes) and The Real Hustle Winter and Christmas Specials (2 x 1 hour). Lastly, Discovery Networks EMEA has acquired seasons three, four and five of The Real Hustle and The Real Hustle: Las Vegas for its Discovery Channel in Romania.
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