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MIPTV ’14: TCB Media Rights sells “Age Gap Love,” “747″

The factual distributor has secured deals with networks in Europe and Australia for six doc titles, including Age Gap Love (pictured) and 747: The Jumbo Revolution.
April 8, 2014

Factual distributor TCB Media Rights has sold six titles from its MIPTV catalog to networks in Europe and Australia.

SBS in Belgium, TV4 in Sweden and Channel 9 in Australia bought Nine Lives/GroupM Entertainment’s Age Gap Love (one x 60 minutes, pictured above), a documentary about couples with large age gaps.

Channel Seven in Australia picked up Arrow Media’s 747: The Jumbo Revolution (one x 60 minutes/one x 20 minutes), as well as Hercules The Human Bear (one x 60 minutes). TV3 in New Zealand also picked up Hercules The Human Bear and both Channel Seven and TV3 acquired Arrow Media’s series World’s Most Extreme (six x 60 minutes).

Finally, SBS in Australia, Viasat and Discovery Italy acquired Inquisition (four x 60 minutes), a historical documentary series about persecution and torture carried out in the name of faith. It was produced by Shot Entertainment.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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