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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
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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