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“Place in the Sun” sells for Electric Sky

A Place in the Sun (pictured), a series that sees house hunters searching for properties around the world, has notched up almost 400 hours of sales for London-based distributor Electric Sky.
October 25, 2011

A Place in the Sun (pictured), a series that sees house hunters searching for properties around the world, has notched up almost 400 hours of sales for London-based distributor Electric Sky.

Sweden’s Viasat picked up over 220 hours of A Place in the Sun titles, including A Place in the Sun Hotspots (3 x 60 minutes), A Place in the Sun Primetime Series one to six (73 x 30 minutes) and A Place in the Sun Home or Away series one to five (185 x 60 minutes).

The property series, produced by Freeform Productions for Channel 4, was also acquired by Australia’s XYZnetworks’ The LifeStyle Channel, for seasons two through four, while Belguim’s VMMa-owned Vitaya picked up A Place in the Sun Home or Away series three (33 x 60 minutes).

In other Electric Sky deals, the History Channel in Iberia picked up Children of the Revolution (1 x 52 minutes) by Transmission Films for WDR/Irish Film Board and Looking for Lowry by Foxtrot Films for ITV. The latter film, an hour-long documentaryfeatures Sir Ian McKellen celebrating the artist L S Lowry.

Chello Zone’s Zone Reality for EMEA picked up Fat Doctor series one through three by Electric Sky Productions for Discovery Home & Health, as well as crime title Killer on the Run from True North.

Over in New Zealand, The Living Channel has acquired Baking Mad, a 10-part series from Infinite Media which aired on Channel 4, while in Australia, SBS’ pay-TV channel Stvdio picked up the performance title Anna Nicole (1 x 120 minutes) from the Royal Opera House.

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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