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Target hits the mark in Scandinavia and Benelux

Target Entertainment has announced it has sold a package of over 150 hours of factual and entertainment programming to broadcasters in Scandinavia and Benelux.
August 25, 2010

Target Entertainment has announced it has sold a package of over 150 hours of factual and entertainment programming to broadcasters in Scandinavia and Benelux. Evolution’s Beach Patrol (67×30′) and Raw Cut Television’s Police Interceptors (42×60′) have sold to RTL in the Netherlands, while Beach Patrol‘s sixth and seventh season sold to TV5 in Finland. Six Jack Osbourne series sold to Finnish channel Nelonen, while in Belgium, VRT bought TV3 Ireland’s Bullied To Death: The Tragedy of Phoebe Prince (1×60′), and STV Productions’ The Real Monarch of the Glen (6×30′), while VTM has picked up two factual shows, Imago Production’s Too Poor For Posh School (1×60′) and The Men Who Jump Off Buildings (1×30′) produced by Double Act Productions. TV4 Sweden has acquired Antix Production’s paranormal investigation series Most Haunted series 13 and 14, and Border Invasion USA (5×60′), produced by Double Act Productions. TV4 Sweden has also picked up Nick Hancock’s Fishing School and Fishing Roadtrip USA. Lastly, all series from the ‘Extreme’ strand (13×60′), produced by Twofour Broadcast and Target TV, have sold to TV3 Denmark.

About The Author
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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