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Passion sells Scripps and Sundance titles into CEE

Passion Distribution has confirmed deals totaling over 200 hours of new programming to broadcasters across Central and Eastern Europe.
July 8, 2011

Passion Distribution has confirmed deals totaling over 200 hours of new programming to broadcasters across Central and Eastern Europe.

Club TV Poland has picked up a raft of programming from Passion’s catalog of Scripps lifestyle content, including Baby Beauty Queens (6 x 30 minutes) produced by Landmark Films; Design Star season one (8 x 60 minutes); Secrets from a Stylist (13 x 30 minutes and 1 x 60 minutes); Cupcake Wars (22 x 60 minutes) and Tough as Nails (13 x 30 minutes).

The network also acquired, from Passion’s Sundance catalog, Pleasure for Sale (6 x 30 minutes) and All on the Line (15 x 60 minutes) and pre-bought World of Wonder’s RuPaul’s Drag Race season four (14 x 60 minutes) and RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked (12 x 30 minutes).

Cupcake Wars season 1 (9 x 60 minutes) produced by Super Delicious for Food Network was licensed to TV Paprika for five territories in the CEE region, while Spektrum in Hungary, Czech Repbulic and Slovakia acquired Food Detectives (23 x 30 minutes) and ITV1’s Grimefighters,  produced by HCA.

Spektrum Home took several titles from the DIY Network and HGTV Crashers brand, including House Crashers, Bath Crashers, Yard Crashers and Room Crashers.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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