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Target sells Tamara Ecclestone series

UK network Channel 5's reality series Tamara Ecclestone: Billion $$ Girl (pictured) has gained international interest, with London-based distributor Target Entertainment reporting sales to Germany, Italy and Australia.
January 19, 2012

UK network Channel 5′s reality series Tamara Ecclestone: Billion $$ Girl has gained international interest, with London-based distributor Target Entertainment reporting sales to Germany, Italy and Australia.

Produced by Twofour Broadcast, the  six-part, 30-minute series follows socialite Tamara Ecclestone, daughter of Formula 1 head Bernie Ecclestone and supermodel Slavica, as she tries her hand at business ventures and attends celebrity-filled parties.

The show has sold to the ProSiebenSat.1 Group for broadcast across its German channels, which include SAT.1, ProSieben, Kabel Eins and Sixx. Billion $$ Girl has also sold to E! Italy, VMMA Belgium, TV2 Norway, MTV3 Finland, XYZnetworks Australia for LifeStyle YOU, TVNZ New Zealand and Kanal 11 Estonia.

Target’s director of sales Hannah Worrall said: “There is massive demand for reality programming globally and the exclusive access Twofour has offers a fascinating glimpse into Tamara’s world.”

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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