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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.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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