Rive Gauche sells series into Russia

The independent distributor has sold six series accounting for more than 200 hours of programming to 2x2 Russia and MTV Russia.
March 13, 2012

California-based independent distributor Rive Gauche Television has sold more than 200 hours of programming to two Russian cable networks, 2×2 Russia and MTV Russia.

The deals account for six series, including Whacked Out Sports (104 x 30 minutes), Video Zonkers (104 x 30 minutes), Scare Tactics (83 x 30 minutes), Stupid Suspects (13 x 30 minutes), Sports Crash (33 x 60 minutes) and Wild Weddings (16 x 60 minutes).

The news follows last month’s announcement of sales for My Strange Addiction, Scare¬†Tactics and Operation Repo to broadcasters in the Netherlands, the UK, Asia and Canada.

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