CABLEready’s true crime and adventure series sales

CABLEready has sold over 100 hours to international broadcasters.
September 21, 2010

CABLEready has sold over 100 hours to international broadcasters in advance of MIPCOM. The deals include Questar in the U.S. acquiring DVD rights to Karma Trekkers, a 13 x one-hour series about self-discovery in places that have spiritual, cultural and historical significance, and Red Bull acquiring the rights to Epic Conditions (15 x 30-minutes), an extreme sports adventure series. Sweden’s TV4 gained the rights to CABLEready‘s true crime offerings Dominick Dunne’s Power, Privilege and Justice (42 x 60-minutes), Bounty Hunters (1 x 120-minutes) and Women Behind Bars season three. Australia’s Foxtel and History UK picked up Women Behind Bars’ third season as well as Women on Death Row season 5 (5 x 120-minutes). Channel Five (UK) obtained rights to Medical Detectives (20 x 30-minutes) and sibling series Forensic Files. Inside The Actors Studio sold to Mediacorp in Singapore (19 eps) and RTL in Germany (eight eps), while Canal D in Canada gained rights to Hooked: Monster Fish (10 x 60). TV2 Denmark acquired rights to Chain Gang Girls 2 (2 x 60-minutes), Discovery Asia gained rights to World Party (8 x 30-minutes), MSM (SET) Satellite in India acquired rights to Hollywood One on One (30 minutes weekly or daily) and NBC Latin America obtained rights to Hollywood Dailies (30 minutes weekly).

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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 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.