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A+E pens Lat Am pacts for “Life after People,” “Obsessed”

A+E Networks has finalized a number of licensing agreements in Latin America ahead of the LA Screenings later this month, for titles including Life after People - Latin America (pictured), Mummy Forensics and Jurassic Fight Club.
May 8, 2012

A+E Networks has finalized a number of licensing agreements in Latin America ahead of the LA Screenings later this month, for titles including Life after People – Latin America (pictured), Obsessed and Jurassic Fight Club.

In Mexico, Canal Once has picked up Obsessed; while TV Azteca has acquired a package consisting of Life After People – Latin America, Ancient Aliens, Jurassic Fight Club, Life After People, Mummy Forensics and Strange Rituals, among several other titles.

Canal 5 Panama has acquired a package of regional episodes from the ‘Biography’ series, including Fernando Botero, Carlos Gardel, Isabelle Allende and Oscar De León.

Meanwhile in Argentina, Construir TV has picked up Engineering Disasters, Mega Movers and Boneyard, among other titles.

Finally, Rede Record Brazil has acquired Hoarders and Infamous Murders; while RTVC – Señal Colombia has picked up Modern Marvels, The Universe and That’s Impossible.

Marielle Zuccarelli, MD of international content distribution for A+E Networks, said the LA Screenings would be “an important opportunity for us to catch up with buyers from Latin America.”

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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