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CABLEready sells into Asia ahead of ATF

CABLEready has concluded sales on more than 340 hours of programming into Asia, Australia, Latin America and Russia, ahead of the Asia Television Forum & Market (ATF).
November 30, 2012

CABLEready has concluded sales on more than 340 hours of programming into Asia, Australia, Latin America and Russia, ahead of the Asia Television Forum & Market (ATF).

AK Entertainment in South Korea has picked up 10 episodes of the travel series 30 Days on the Silk Road; GMA News in Philippines licensed free TV rights to Asia’s Titanic, a documentary from National Geographic International on the ship that collided with an oil tanker off Mindoro Island in the Philippines; and Hubu Media in China licensed the 2012 Tony Awards.

Foxtel in Australia renewed 12 seasons of crime scene investigation series Forensic Files, while Discovery Latin America licensed season two of World Party, a travel series that explores the world’s biggest festivals and parties.

Delta TV in Russia licensed four travel titles, including 28 episodes of destination shopping series Let’s Shop, eight episodes of World Party, 10 episodes of 30 Days on the Silk Road and eight episodes of Across Russia in 30 Days.

TV4 in Sweden licensed 14 titles, including Lost Treasure Hunters, Bullied: You’re Not Alone, Season on the Edge and Asia’s Titanic, among others.

“We look forward to keeping the pace up as we head into ATF which remains an important market for the company,” said Gary Lico, president and CEO of CABLEready.

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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