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DRG sells factual into Latin America

London-based distributor DRG has racked up a number of sales with Latin American broadcasters as NATPE kicks off, including factual entertainment series Choccywoccydoodah (pictured).
January 23, 2012

London-based distributor DRG has racked up a number of sales with Latin American broadcasters as NATPE kicks off, including factual entertainment series Choccywoccydoodah (pictured).

Fox Latin American Channels acquired series two and three of Choccywoccydoodah, which focuses on the colorful cake shop in Brighton of the same name; as well as the 13-part, half-hour series Home by Novogratz.

Choccywoccydoodah is produced by Twofour for UKTV’s Good Food, while Home by Novogratz, a series following husband and wife team Bob and Cortney as they showcase their unique design aesthetic, is a Left Right production for U.S. cable network HGTV.

Brazilian pay TV platform, Globosat, acquired a 40-hour package, which included The Stafford Brothers, a 16-part, half-hour reality series produced by WD Entertainment.

“Latin America is a key region and offers a wealth of opportunities for a multi-genre catalog owner like DRG,” said Carolina den Baas, DRG’s senior sales executive for Latin America.

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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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