British distributor TVF International inked deals for more than 100 hours of factual and documentary programming.
The company sold more than 50 hours of programming to sub-Saharan broadcaster Wananchi, including Breaking The Taboo (one x 52-minutes); The Changing Face of… (9 x 52-minutes); My Brother the Serial Killer (one x 52-minutes); and Channel 4′s The Queen’s Mother-in-Law (one x 48-minutes, pictured above).
In Europe, France 5 picked up the fourth season of The World from Above (14 x 26-minutes); AB Groupe France bought The End of Ageing (one x 52-minutes); Spain’s TVE picked up a package of TVF’s ‘Real’ series that includes The Real Sherlock Holmes (one x 52-minutes), War Horse: the Real Story (one x 52-minutes), and The Real Inglorious Bastards (one x 52-minutes); and Hungary’s Viasat6 picked up 26 hours of male-skewing programming including Special Forces (four x 48-minutes) and Commandos (four x 52-minutes)
Elsewhere, Australian network Foxtel picked up several titles including Golden Age of Steam Railways (two x 60-minutes) and Jesus: The Cold Case (one x 52-minutes), while airline Qantas bought Codebreaker (one x 53-minutes).
In South Korea, OBS acquired a package of aerial shows including Britain’s Treasures from the Air (one x 52- minutes), while KBS nabbed the blue-chip wildlife one-off Galapagos: Realm of Giant Sharks (one x 52-minutes).
The deals were penned during and following MIPTV, which took place in Cannes earlier month.