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UK channel ITVBe grabs “Bridezillas,” “Marriage Boot Camp”

Indie distributor DCD Rights has sold multiple seasons of its reality series Bridezillas and Marriage Boot Camp (pictured) to soon-to-launch UK channel ITVBe.
September 25, 2014

Indie distributor DCD Rights has sold multiple seasons of its reality series Bridezillas and Marriage Boot Camp to soon-to-launch UK channel ITVBe.

Sasha Breslau, ITV’s head of acquired series, picked up seasons eight to 10 of Bridezillas¬†and the first two seasons of both Marriage Boot Camp: Bridezillas and Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars (pictured above), which will air later in the year after ITVBe launches October 8.

“These series are just the right fit for our new channel, which will be the go-to spot for brilliant and entertaining programmers featuring real lives and big characters,” said ITV’s Breslau in a statement.

The three seasons of Bridezillas (collectively 67 x 60-minutes), two seasons of Marriage Boot Camp: Bridezillas (collectively 24 x 60-minutes) and one season of Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars (8 x 60-minutes) were initially produced for We TV in the U.S.

Bridezillas is produced by DCD’s September Films. Marriage Boot Camp: Bridezilla is produced by ThinkFactory Media in association with September Films, and Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars is produced by ITV-owned indie ThinkFactory.

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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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