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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.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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