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Joan Rivers knows best in UK, Australia

Off The Fence has sold Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, a lifestyle series following comedian Joan Rivers and her daughter Melissa, to broadcasters across multiple territories.
July 25, 2011

Off The Fence has sold Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, a lifestyle series following comedian Joan Rivers and her daughter Melissa, to broadcasters across multiple territories.

 

NBCUniversal and E! in the UK, Australia and New Zealand have picked up series one and two, while E! in Canada has picked up season one and a pre-sale of season two.

Fox Life in Holland and Belgium has also acquired both series.

The eight-part, one-hour series highlights the relationship between the outspoken Rivers and her daughter.

Off the Fence’s director of sales, Bo Stehmeier, said of the deals, “OTF is moving further into the lifestyle and reality genre of programming and this series is exactly the kind of content we’re looking to include in our slate.

“We are thrilled with the current sales we have achieved and look forward to securing further deals for this exciting property.”

 

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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