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FremantleMedia sells 300 hours to FTV Prima

FremantleMedia International has sold factual titles including Titanoboa: Monster Snake (pictured) and Rome Unwrapped to broadcasters in Czech Republic, Russia and Hungary.
June 24, 2013

FremantleMedia International has sold factual titles including Titanoboa: Monster Snake and Rome Unwrapped to broadcasters in thev Czech Republic, Russia and Hungary.

FTV Prima in the Czech Republic picked up 300 hours of factual and another 75 hours of Jamie Oliver titles. Shows included in the deal are Untamed China, Titanoboa: Monster Snake (pictured above), Rome Unwrapped and Egypt Unwrapped.

Oliver Stone’s The Untold History of the United States sold to Ceska Televize in Czech Republic.

Chello Central Europe acquired more than 145 hours of Martha Stewart-fronted programming, as well as Lorraine Pascale’s Fast Fresh and Easy Food, The Mind of a Chef and Spice Trip.

Elsewhere, MTVA in Hungary acquired 50 hours of Oliver programming, including Jamie’s 30 Minute Meals, Jamie’s 15 Minute Meals, Jamie At Home and Jamie’s Great Italian Escape.

Three seasons of The X Factor USA sold to Fox International Channels across Bulgaria and Balkans, Russia/CIS/Baltics and Poland as well as RTL Klub in Hungary, while Fox Bulgaria & Balkans also picked up series three to six of Project Runway.

Sony Channels Russia bought series eight and nine.

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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