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Nat Geo People to air “Tessa & Scott” in 11 countries

The territories that have purchased Tessa & Scott from Distribution360 include France, Germany, Italy, Malta, Cyprus and Luxembourg.
September 11, 2014

Toronto-based Distribution360 has sold the documentary series Tessa & Scott (pictured) to Nat Geo People.

Produced by Media Headquarters, the 7 x 30-minute series, which debuted in Canada earlier this year on the W Network, offers a personal look into the lives of Canadian ice-dancing couple Tess Virtue and Scott Moir as they attempt to regain their championship form.

According to terms of the deal, Tessa & Scott will air in France, Germany, Italy, Turkey, Greece, Malta, Cyprus, Belgium, Luxembourg, Austria and Switzerland.

Tessa & Scott takes Nat Geo People viewers into a world usually only seen every four years at the Olympics,” said Ben Noot,  global acquisitions manager at Nat Geo People. “Elite access to the skating pair makes for a compelling series.”

Distribution360 is controlled by Marblemedia.

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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