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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.

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.

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