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CABLEready moves “Saw Dogs,” “Sasquatch” and more

CABLEready has reached deals with UKTV, TV4, and Destination America and others, for such programs as Saw Dogs (pictured), Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science, and Epic Conditions.
May 9, 2012

CABLEready has reached deals with UKTV, TV4, and Destination America, for Saw Dogs (pictured), Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science and more.

Buck Productions’ Saw Dogs went to Discovery International for its Pacific Rim territory, as well as TV4 in Sweden. The 10-episode series looks at the world of chainsaw carving.

TV4 also renewed Epic Conditions, a Weather Channel-produced, 15-episode series that follows thrill seekers as they blend extreme sports with the hunt for perfect weather, and picked up the National Geographic International-produced special Robot Jockey, which examines the world of camel racing.

UKTV has licensed Deals From the Dark Side, also from Buck Productions, which follows escape artist and relic-hunter Steve Santini as he finds unusual artifacts.

Discovery Communications’ Destination America has picked up Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science, produced by Bosch Media & Whitewolf Entertainment. The one-hour special, which originally aired on Discovery Channel, uses scientific methods to examine the legend of the Sasquatch.

A CABLEready original series, Intersections, has been sold to MultiCanal’s Odisea in Spain and Science TV in Korea. The series focuses on high-tech machines pushed to the limit.

New episode of Inside the Actors Studio have been licensed by Foxtel in Australia, MTV in Finland and Noga in Israel.

CABLEready also sold entertainment titles Hollywood Dailies, Hollywood Uncensored, Reelz Specials and Maltin on Movies to broadcasters in Turkey, Africa and across Scandinavia.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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