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“Mob Wives” season two heads to Europe

Discovery Networks has acquired a second season of VH1's Mob Wives (pictured) to air on TLC's European channels, Real Time in Italy and DMAX in the UK.
April 17, 2012

Discovery Networks has acquired a second season of VH1′s Mob Wives (pictured) to air on TLC’s European channels, Real Time in Italy and DMAX in the UK.

The reality series follows a group of women who have husbands or fathers in jail for Mob-related activities, and the second season adds two new women to the cast – Ramona and “Big Ang.”

Discovery Networks Western Europe picked up the series for TLC Benelux, Norway, Denmark and Sweden, while Discovery Networks Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA) will air season two on TLC Poland, Romania and Russia. Discovery’s free-to-air female channel Real Time in Italy and DMAX in the UK are also included in the deal.

Mob Wives is one of the most authentic and compelling reality TV series we’ve ever aired on TLC,” said Nesta Owens, director of programming for Discovery Networks CEEMEA. “The series provides a heart-breaking and mesmerizing glimpse into a New York community that has long captured public imagination all over the world.”

Mob Wives is exec produced by JustJenn Productions, The Weinstein Company, Electus and Left/Right. Electus International and The Weinstein Company own distribution rights.

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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