eOne pens global deals for 9/11 fraudster doc
Producer-distributor Entertainment One (eOne) has secured sales deals for several documentaries and factual series in the United Kingdom, Latin America, Spain, Germany and Italy.
Channel 5 in the UK, La Sexta in Spain and Andorra, and Hungary’s MTVA picked up free-TV rights to the documentary The Woman Who Wasn’t There (pictured), which looks at a woman who fabricated a story about being a 9/11 survivor. National Geographic Channels International has acquired the multi-territory rights.
NGCI also picked up multi-territory rights to The Great Escape: Secrets Revealed, a documentary in which archaeologists and historians retrace how a group of allied airmen escaped from Nazi POW camp Stalag Luft III in an underground tunnel.
Elsewhere, Discovery Latin America picked up pay-TV rights to Very Bad Men, a 13 x 60-minutes series about notorious criminals, and The Devil You Know, a series about people that hide their criminal lives from unsuspecting friends and family.
Autentic acquired pay-TV rights for World War II doc Storming Juno for territories including Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Luxembourg, as well as the 48-minute documentary The Real Mash, about the real-life people that inspired the fictional TV series and movies about the Korean War.
In Italy, Discovery picked up free-TV rights to the docu-series Mega-Builders, while for in-flight, Emirates Airlines acquired the 97-minute documentary The Captains, starring William Shatner.
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