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Passion whisks weather titles into Europe, Asia, Canada

UK sales firm Passion Distribution has sold a raft of Weather Channel titles, including So You Think You'd Survive? (pictured) and Strangest Weather on Earth, into Europe, Asia and Canada.
October 22, 2014

UK sales firm Passion Distribution has sold a raft of Weather Channel titles, including So You Think You’d Survive? (pictured) and Strangest Weather on Earth, into Europe, Asia and Canada.

So You Think You’d Survive? - an 8 x 60-minute series that challenges viewers to gauge how they would cope in extreme situations – has been sold into Germany (N-TV), Norway (TV2), Canada (Blue Ant Media), France (RMC Decouvertes), Italy and pan-Asia.

Meanwhile, Germany’s N-TV picked up seasons one and two of Strangest Weather on Earth (12 x 30 minutes, 8 x 60 minutes) as well as the first two seasons of Why Planes Crash (13 x 60 minutes).

German channel N24 also licensed season two of Secrets of the Earth (8 x 60 minutes).

 

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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