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Parthenon sells “Frogs” in Europe

Parthenon Entertainment has penned deals to sell nearly 200 hours of programming to a range of channels and platforms in Germany and throughout Central and Eastern Europe, with titles sold including Frogs - The Thin Green Line (pictured) and Ultimate Journeys - Iceland.
May 10, 2012

Parthenon Entertainment has penned deals to sell nearly 200 hours of programming to a range of channels and platforms in Germany and throughout Central and Eastern Europe, with titles sold including Frogs – The Thin Green Line (pictured) and Ultimate Journeys – Iceland.

Among the contracts, Parthenon has secured an 18 hour package deal with Red Bull Media for its Servus TV channel in Germany. Titles include Islands (6 x 60-minutes), Deserts and Life (6 x 60-minutes), Deserts and Life Special (1 x 120-minutes), Frogs – The Thin Green Line (1 x 60-minutes), Ultimate Journeys – Iceland (1 x 60-minutes) and The Green Land (1 x 60-minutes).

In Russia meanwhile, the indie has closed a package of 97 hours of programming with recently launched distributor Mauris Film. Titles include the first five seasons of Sea Hunters (38 x 60-minutes), Animals that Made History (6 x 30-minutes) and Dreamwrecks (26 x 30-minutes).

Inter TV Ukraine has ordered 70 hours of programming for its channels K1 and Mega, with titles including 5th Dimension (6 x 60-minutes), Five Years on Mars (1 x 60-minutes), The Ice Hotel (1 x 60-minutes), Super Ships (13 x 60-minutes), 21st Century Shark (1 x 60-minutes) and Jesus: the Missing Years (1 x 60-minutes).

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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