TV

NGTI announces French market deals

National Geographic Television International has announced deals with French broadcasters France 5, Canal Plus, ARTE, AB, Planete and Ushuaia.
September 29, 2010

National Geographic Television International has announced deals with French broadcasters France 5, Canal Plus, ARTE, AB, Planete and Ushuaia. France 5 will launch several new titles at MIPCOM next month, including The Obama White House: Through the Lens; World’s Toughest Fixes, and natural history titles including The Changing Ape, Swamp Troop and Animal Impact. NGTI also announced a coproduction deal with France 5 for Lost Mummies of Papua New Guinea. Canal Plus will launch NGTI natural history titles at MIPCOM, such as Journey to Shark Eden; Big Sur: California’s Wild Coast; Secrets of the Mangroves and Mystery Gorilla. ARTE has picked up seven hours of programming, including Inside LSD and Secrets of the Tang Treasure Ship, while AB licensed 13 hours, including Australia: Land of Parrots and Eye for Architecture. Planete picked up eight hours, including Reconstructing T.rex and Gun Nation. Ushuaia’s six-hour package includes The Burning Season and Chameleon Beach.

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.

Menu

Search