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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.

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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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