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Viewster acquires “Extreme Fighting” rights

The Red Arrow International series Extreme Fighting is among nearly 600 minutes of programming being made available via Viewster in 15 countries, including the U.S. and Canada.
September 9, 2014

Zurich-based online platform Viewster has acquired AVOD and SVOD rights to nearly 600 minutes of Red Arrow International programming.

Included in the rights purchase are series Extreme Fighting (8 x 45-minutes, Snowman Productions), Extreme Jobs (20 x 25-minutes), Seven Deadly Sins (7 x 45-minutes), Sex Report (5 x 45-minutes) and The Traveling Whore – The True Story (2 x 45-minutes).

Also factored in are a pair of specials:  the 1 x 45-minute The Man Who Streaked the World (NERD and Middlechild Productions) and the 1 x 45-minute Playground Murder Plot (NERD for Channel 4) will be available to Viewster viewers in the UK, the U.S., Canada, France, Australia and 11 other countries.

Extreme Fighting documents the lives of ultimate fighters, pro wrestlers, and “vale tudo” fighters around the world, in and outside of the ring, through eight episodes.

The special The Man Who Streaked The World follows Mark Roberts, as he finds the right setting for his final streak, while Playground Murder Plot chronicles two children who shot and killed a man.

The aforementioned three programs will be featured on Viewster in September, with the remainder available in October.

Joseph Quan, Red Arrow International’s sales and acquisitions manager for North America, praised the new partnership. Viewster is a hub for great content – it’s a brilliant new partner for us,” he said in a statement.

About The Author
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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