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DCD sends “Bridezillas” abroad ahead of MIP

UK-based distributor DCD Rights has penned deals for more than 200 hours of programming ahead of MIPTV in Cannes, where is will next month launch its largest slate of new factual entertainment shows to date. (Pictured: Bridezillas, which has sold to Ireland and Holland)
March 1, 2012

UK-based distributor DCD Rights has penned deals for more than 200 hours of sales ahead of MIPTV in Cannes, where is will next month launch its largest slate of new factual entertainment shows to date.

A package deal has been agreed with TV3 Eire, which includes two series of reality show Bridezillas (pictured above) and the documentary Josie My Cancer Curse; while TVNZ has taken the series Misbehaving Mums To Be and You’re Cut Off.

Meanwhile, Foxtel Australia has taken a package including factual series Pub Dig and At Home with Georgians; while RTL Netherlands has taken Bridezillas.

Among the new titles launching in Cannes will be Coast Guard Alaska (20 x 60-minutes, HD), from Al Roker Entertainment for The Weather Channel. The series follows the Alaskan Coast Guard as it conducts perilous search and rescue missions in one of the harshest environments in the world.

Elsewhere, other new titles include Parole Diaries (13 x 60-minutes), from Towers Productions for TV One; Do Or Die (4 x 60-minutes, HD), which is an Essential Media & Entertainment production for ABC; and Pawnbrokers (6 x 30-minutes), from BBC Productions.

 

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