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Passion sends “Life with La Toya” to Africa

The distributor has sold several lifestyle and reality titles, including Life with La Toya (pictured) and Britain's Worst Driver, to networks across Africa.
November 4, 2014

Passion Distribution has sold several lifestyle and reality titles to networks across Africa.

Free-to-air network e.tv has picked up season two of Life with La Toya (23 x 30 minutes, pictured), a reality series about La Toya Jackson that aired in the United States on OWN. It will premiere on the channel eKasi+, available on the OpenView HD free satellite platform.

The Home Channel has acquired seasons one and two of Britain’s Worst Driver (15 x 30 minutes), Fresh Food with Emerial Lagasse (20 x 30 minutes) and Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (119 x 30).

Finally, Viasat has bought Mysteries of the Museum (58 x 60 minutes), a series about unusual artifacts that first aired on Travel Channel in the United States.

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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