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UKTV picks up ‘Nigella Bites’ and four docs from 4Rights

Thirty hours of entertainment and factual programming from Channel 4's 4Rights have been licensed to UKTV, as part of its first look deal. Along with scripted comedy Peep Show, the deal includes series one to three of Nigella Lawson's cooking show Nigella Bites and a Christmas special for Good Food, and four one-hour docs to air on Really. The docs include Super Botox Me, The Boy Who Gave Birth to his Twin, A Boy Called Alex and Virgin School.
August 19, 2010

Thirty hours of entertainment and factual programming from Channel 4′s 4Rights have been licensed to UKTV, as part of its first look deal. Along with scripted comedy Peep Show, the deal includes series one to three of Nigella Lawson’s cooking show Nigella Bites and a Christmas special for Good Food, and four one-hour docs to air on Really. The docs include Super Botox Me, The Boy Who Gave Birth to his Twin, A Boy Called Alex and Virgin School.
In the first look deal, negotiated last year, UKTV acquired the multichannel broadcast rights to a number of titles in the entertainment, comedy and drama genres.

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