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Cineflix sells “Mayday,” “Dangerous Flights”

Distributor Cineflix Rights has penned deals with a range of international broadcasters for plane-crash-related titles such as Mayday: Air Disaster (pictured) and Dangerous Flights.
March 28, 2014

Distributor Cineflix Rights has penned deal with a range of international broadcasters for plane-crash-related titles such as Mayday: Air Disaster (pictured) and Dangerous Flights.

In all, the distributor has penned deals for more than 400 hours of programming.

Deals with broadcasters in the U.S. include Smithsonian Channel taking Mayday: Air Disaster (seasons three, four, and 13, totaling 34 x 60-minutes) and Reelz taking Final 24 (seasons one and two, 14 x 60-minutes). Both shows are made by Cineflix Productions).

Elsewhere, in Central Europe, TVPuls Poland has bought 112 hours of content including LMNO Productions’ Unusual Suspects (seasons four, five, and six, 39 x 60-minutes) and Pixcom Productions’ Dangerous Flights (seasons one and two, 18 x 60-minutes,).

Fellow Polish broadcaster Spektrum TV Poland has bought 60 hours of programming including Pet School and The Man Who Doesn’t Breathe, while Scandinavian deals include Viasat Norway buying Property Virgins, Viasat Denmark taking Buying & Selling and Viasat Sweden buying Brit Cops.

In the UK, Discovery UK has taken Food Factory and UKTV has taken Surviving Evil.  Both titles have also been bought by Discovery Europe, which has taken season three of Food Factory and season two of Surviving Evil.

Finally, in France, TF1 has bought Cold Blood (seasons three, six and seven, 46 x 60-minutes).

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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