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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).

 

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