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AETN International’s addiction reality shows rack up territory deals

AETN International series Intervention, Obsessed and Hoarders have racked up a number of deals in assorted territories.
September 7, 2010

AETN International series Intervention, Obsessed and Hoarders have racked up a number of a number of deals in assorted territories. Intervention has been licensed to Sweden’s TV4 and is also renewed in Canada by Canwest. The series also has a number of format deals, and is airing on A&E in Latin America, BIO in the UK, Australia, Spain and Portugal. A&E Latin America has also optioned the format for the series. TV2 in Denmark previously optioned the Intervention format and currently airs the program as a series of specials. Obsessed has been licensed to Canadian French-language channel Canal Vie, Canwest, SubTV in Finland, TF1 in France, TV4 Fakta in Sweden, MTV3 in Sweden, Fakta in Finland and Ukraine’s TBI. The format for Obsessed has also been licensed to TF1 in France.
Hoarders has been picked up by TV Tropolis in Canada, Nelonen, Jim TV, Liv TV in Finland, SBS 6, Net 5, Veronica in The Netherlands, Sweden’s TV3 and V4, and TV3 in Norway.

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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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