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CABLEready chalks up sales ahead of MIPTV

CABLEready has announced pre-MIP sales and renewals agreements, including the company's first with Red Media in Russia and Sun Channel in Latin America.
March 7, 2011

CABLEready has announced pre-MIP sales and renewals agreements, including the company’s first with Red Media in Russia and Sun Channel in Latin America.

Sales were closed by CABLEready’s vice president, sales & marketing, Peter De Jong in Spain, New Zealand, Canada and more. In Spain, LaSexta renewed Forensic Files and Dominick Dunne’s Power, Privilege & Justice, while in New Zealand, Arts Channel picked up new episodes of Inside the Actors Studio and Food TV renewed A Cook’s Tour and licensed the series The Minimalist.

In Scandinavia, Nonstop acquired new episodes of Reelz Channel’s Hollywood Dailies and is taking Hollywood Uncensored for the first time. Canal D in Quebec picked up additional episodes of Medical Detectives and Kanal 5 in Sweden picked up the Inside the Actors Studio episode of James Franco.

CABLEready’s director of sales, Tatiana Figueiredo, closed deals in Poland, with Canal + picking up 10 episodes of Inside the Actors Studio. Red Media in Russia acquired The Minimalist for their Kitchen TV channel and Great Museums, Envy, Karma Trekkers for their HD Life channel.

Latin America’s Sun Channel picked up World Party, while Film & Arts secured rights to 12 hours of Inside the Actors Studio. In India, SET Media picked up Hollywood’s Top Ten.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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