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“Extreme Fishing” sells internationally

A range of international broadcasters have acquired adventure series Extreme Fishing from distributor Zodiak Rights, including Discovery Communication's new channel Velocity.
September 20, 2011

A range of international broadcasters have acquired adventure series Extreme Fishing from distributor Zodiak Rights, including Discovery Communication’s new channel Velocity.

Seasons three and four of Extreme Fishing has been acquired by Australia’s XYZ Entertainment and Network 10, while New Zealand’s TVNZ  has also picked up the whole series.

Discovery Networks Europe, BBC Worldwide Global Channels, Channel 4 Finland, NRK in Norway, Sweden’s TV4, Denmark’s TV2 and Holland’s RTL, TVN S.A in Poland and Israel’s Ananey have also acquired Extreme Fishing.

Velocity has picked up series three to five of Extreme Fishing, totaling 26 hours of programming.

The adventure series, produced by Zodiak Media Group’s IWC Media for UK network Channel 5, profiles the greatest fishing destinations around the globe with host Robson Green. Zodiak Rights has worldwide distribution rights to the series.

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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