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SBS International exports food titles

The Australian distributor has sold two series of Luke Nguyen's Greater Mekong, as well as Peter Kuruvita's Island Feast and My Sri Lanka to assorted international broadcasters.
September 24, 2012

SBS International, the┬ádistribution arm of Australian broadcaster SBS, has sold two series of Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong, as well as Peter Kuruvita’s Island Feast and My Sri Lanka to assorted international broadcasters.

Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong, which follows the chef as he journeys deep within the Mekong region to explore its communities and food cultures, has sold to Scripps’ Food Network in the U.S., UKTV’s Good Food Channel, Choice TV in New Zealand, Chello Multicanal in Spain, Chello Central Europe in Eastern Europe, Discovery Asia and France’s Cuisine TV.

Meanwhile, Peter Kuruvita’s Island Feast which sees the chef exploring cuisines of island communities such as the Philippines and the Cook Islands, and My Sri Lanka, in which the chef returns to his home country, have sold to UKTV, Chello Central Europe, Discovery Asia, National Geographic Channels in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia, Living Channel in New Zealand and various in-flight deals.

SBS International will be bringing other food programs to MIPCOM as part of its slate this year, including the third series of Gourmet Farmer, the fourth series of Food Safari, and a new SBS production titled Destination Flavor.

 

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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