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).

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.