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A+E Networks sells into CEE

A+E Networks has sold 7 Days of Sex (pictured), Beyond Scared Straight and Storage Wars, among other titles, to broadcasters in Poland, Russia, and the Czech Republic.
June 19, 2013

A+E Networks has sold 7 Days of Sex (pictured), Beyond Scared Straight and Storage Wars, among other titles, to broadcasters in Poland, Russia, and the Czech Republic.

CT 2 in Czech Republic has acquired The Universe, Weapons of War, Tales of the Gun, and episodes from the Biography series.

Spektrum, which is carried in Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary, picked up 10 Things You Don’t Know About, 7 Days of Sex, Beyond Scared Straight, Billy the Exterminator, Life After People and The Universe.

TTV in Poland acquired Storage Wars, Billy the Exterminator and Hoarders, while Mat’i Ditya in Russia picked up a trio of dance titles – Dance Moms, Dance Moms Miami and Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition.

Viasat in The Balkans acquired Ax Men and Dog the Bounty Hunter, and Mega in the Ukraine bought Mankind The Story of All of Us, America’s Book of Secrets, Food Tech, How the Earth Was Made, Life After People, Modern Marvels and The Universe.

“We’ve seen increased interest among our Central and Eastern European buyers for our character-driven content given the success of this genre in the United States,” said Marielle Zuccarelli, managing director of international content distribution for A+E Networks. “We look forward to capitalizing on this sales momentum and expect to announce more sales for our real-life franchises, star-powered original movies and engaging specials.”

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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