Tricon sells 200 hours of docs and series

Tricon Films & Television's post-MIPCOM sales include kids talent competition The Next Star season one to three to UK's CSC Media Group's Pop Girl and GRRtv motorsports show for channel Kix.
November 10, 2010

Tricon Films & Television’s post-MIPCOM sales include kids talent competition The Next Star, season one to three, to UK’s CSC Media Group’s Pop Girl and motorsports show GRRtv for Kix. Home reno was a big seller for Tricon, with Marriage Under Construction season one and two selling to Non Stop Television in Scandinavia while House Of Bryan sold to First HDTV in Russia. Red Media Group Russia picked up lifestyle programming series including season one of cooking show Fresh with Anna Olson, travel series Tanlines and park exploration series Camp N’ Out. As for docs, Tricon sold the new feature RUSH: Beyond The Lighted Stage to Globosat in Brazil and environmentally-friendly doc Chemerical to Ushuaïa tv in France. Garbage went to VEA in Australia along with Edge Codes, while coming-of-age documentary Murid went to YES-DBS in Israel. The Story of Furious Pete, a doc following a man who overcame anorexia and became a competitive food-eating champion, was picked up by Planete No Limit in France, Canal +/Kuchnia TV in Poland, HBO Central Europe, and YES-DBS in Israel.

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