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Watch acquires two ‘World’s Strictest Parents’ versions

UKTV's entertainment channel Watch has exclusively acquired the U.S. and Australian versions of World's Strictest Parents US (38 x 60') and World's Strictest Parents Australia (14 x 60'). The two new acquisitions will be complement the British version, which was acquired to broadcast after the BBC. The acquisitions were purchased from Outright Distribution. The format takes rebellious teens out of their homes and puts them into another home with much more rigid and strict parents. Watch will premiere the U.S. series this September.
August 23, 2010

UKTV’s entertainment channel Watch has exclusively acquired the U.S. and Australian versions of World’s Strictest Parents US (38 x 60′) and World’s Strictest Parents Australia (14 x 60′). The two new acquisitions will complement the British version, which was recently acquired to broadcast after the BBC. The acquisitions were purchased from Outright Distribution. The format takes rebellious teens out of their homes and puts them into another home with much stricter adults. Watch will premiere the U.S. series this September.

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