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Military Channel picks up package deal from World Media Rights

The Military Channel in the U.S. has inked a deal with UK factual production company World Media Rights for 69 hours of programming, including season two of Black Ops (pictured).
September 23, 2013

The Military Channel in the U.S. has inked a deal with UK factual production company World Media Rights for 69 hours of programming.

In the deal, Military Channel has acquired seven series, including series two of Black Ops, and series one and two of Air Crash Confidential and Myth Hunters.

The network has also picked up Nazi Hunters and Rise of the Nazi Party. 

For all titles, Military Channel has gained the North American programming rights for three years.

“This deal is the culmination of several years of ratings successes for World Media Rights programming in the U.S.,” said World Media Rights CEO Alan Griffiths in a statement. “Our vision is to deliver ‘big history’ – compelling factual programming with universal appeal about events which matter.”

IMG Entertainment’s Mark Young brokered the deal with Judy Levenson of the Military Channel.

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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