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Rive Gauche acquires two Nat Geo docs

Rive Gauche Television has announced the addition of two National Geographic documentaries to its slate ahead of MIPCOM. The newly acquired Nat Geo docs will be brought to the market for the first time. After The Spill: The Last Catch is a one-hour special from Highest Common Denominator and Jonathan Stack, on Louisiana fisherman dealing with the aftermath of the BP oil spill. Hunt For The Somali Pirates is produced by Gordon Forbes and Pacific Coast Video, and recounts the five days in which Navy SEALs launched a sneak attack to rescue the Maersk Alabama from Somali pirates. RGTV holds worldwide distribution rights outside the U.S. for both shows.
September 23, 2010

Rive Gauche Television has announced the addition of two National Geographic documentaries to its slate ahead of MIPCOM. The newly acquired Nat Geo docs will be brought to the market for the first time. After The Spill: The Last Catch is a one-hour special from Highest Common Denominator and Jonathan Stack, on Louisiana fisherman dealing with the aftermath of the BP oil spill. Hunt For The Somali Pirates is produced by Gordon Forbes and Pacific Coast Video, and recounts the five days in which Navy SEALs launched a sneak attack to rescue the Maersk Alabama from Somali pirates. RGTV holds worldwide distribution rights outside the U.S. for both shows.

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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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