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MIPTV 2012: Zig Zag pens “Sex Addict” sales

UK indie Zig Zag Productions has secured a raft of sales for BBC3 title Confessions of a Sex Addict, penning deals with networks in eight territories including Australia, Sweden, Norway and Poland. (Pictured: Zig Zag's VP of commercial and current production Leila Monks)
April 1, 2012

UK indie Zig Zag Productions has secured a raft of sales for BBC3 title Confessions of a Sex Addict, penning deals with networks in eight territories including Australia, Sweden, Norway and Poland.

The program sees stand-up comedian Jeff Leach delve into his life as a sex addict, while introducing viewers to some of the 300 women he claims to have slept with. It has been picked up by TVNZ in New Zealand; ABC Australia; Discovery’s TLC for Sweden, Norway and the Netherlands; MTV3 Finland; TV2 Denmark; and TVN in Poland.

In a statement, Zig Zag’s VP of commercial and current production Leila Monks (pictured above) said she had been able to use her broadcaster relationships to do the deals directly, and that rights for the rest of the world would be handled by her former employer, London-based distributor TVF International.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news editor at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joined the RS team in 2015 with experience in journalism following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and with communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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