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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.

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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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