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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.”

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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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