Zodiak Rights sells into Canada, NZ

Zodiak Rights has sold assorted programming to Canada's Shaw Media, including property program Location, Location, Location, while Rogers Media has bought Rude Tube for G4 Canada.
November 26, 2012

Zodiak Rights has sold a package of programming to Canada’s Shaw Media, including Location, Location, Location, while Rogers Media has bought Rude Tube for G4 Canada.

Shaw Media picked up three series for BBC Canada to air in January.

The channel will air season 15 and 16 of IWC Media’s Location, Location, Location (10 x one hour), season four through nine of Twofour’s The Hotel Inspector (36 x one hour) and Red House’s Double Your House for Half the Money.

Rogers Media has picked up more than 30 hours for G4 Canada, including all five seasons of October Films’ Rude Tube, the series that features the “weirdest clips from the Internet.”

Meanwhile in New Zealand, the Comedy Channel picked up series five of Rude Tube (20 x 30 minutes), while Australia’s 7mate also picked up series five, the new Christmas special Rude Tube Epic Christmas (1 x one hour) and is renewing previous series.

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