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Food Network Canada’s “Weirdest Restaurants” sells abroad

Beyond Distribution has sold the second series of World's Weirdest Restaurants, a cuisine travel show hosted by Bob Blumer, into Asia and Latin America.
November 8, 2013

Beyond Distribution has sold the second series of World’s Weirdest Restaurants (pictured), a cuisine travel show hosted by Bob Blumer, into Asia and Latin America.

The series will now play out across multiple territories with sales to TVB Hong Kong, Discovery Asia-Pacific, UKTV in the UK, TLC Latin America, Discovery Italy, TVN Poland, Tokyovision Japan and Mediacorp Singapore.

The 28 x 30-minutes HD show, produced by Paperny Entertainment for Food Network Canada, showcases some of the world’s most extraordinary eateries, crazy characters and curious cuisines.

Munia Kanna-Konsek, head of sales for Beyond Distribution, said: “Although weird, the restaurants in this series are truly wonderful as well. Each episode has captured the imagination and light-heartedness of people that dare to try something different.”

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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