Distributor Off The Fence announced more than 200 hours of programming sales to broadcasters in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Russia and Greece. The deals were brokered out of the company’s Amsterdam office. The US-based Spanish language network VME acquired 100 hours of content, including Shark Gordon, Shamwari, Fit for the Wild and Twisted Tales. BBC Latin America picked up The Locator and Discovery en Espanol bought Platinum Babies and Take My Kids Please. Russian pubcaster TV Kultura acquired Man Made Marvel: China’s Forgotten City, Man Made Marvel: Giant Buddha and the second season of Monkey Thieves Season Two. Quebec-based Les Chaines Astrales of Canal Vie picked up more than 30 hours of programming, including John Edwards: Cross Country and the first two seasons of Amazing Wedding Cakes. Greek pubcaster ERT 3 acquired Responsible Business, Vanishing Planet and Changemakers Asia as part of a 30-hour package.
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