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Distribution360 sends “Bryan” abroad

Canadian distributor Distribution360 has sold three Si Entertainment series hosted by contractor Bryan Baeumler (pictured) - Leave it to Bryan, House of Bryan and Disaster DIY - to several international networks.
January 13, 2015

Canadian distributor Distribution360 has sold three Si Entertainment series hosted by contractor Bryan Baeumler (pictured) - Leave it to Bryan, House of Bryan and Disaster DIY - to several international networks.

Australia’s Foxtel has renewed three seasons of Leave it to Bryan (91 x 30-minute), and the first two seasons of House of Bryan (42 x 30-minute) and Disaster DIY (26 x 30-minute).

Brazil’s Globosat has also picked up the first two seasons of Leave it to Bryan, while South Africa’s The Home Channel has acquired season four of Leave it to Bryan (26 x 30-minute), and purchased the 14 x 30-minute football pro-turned-handyman Sebastian Clovis-hosted Tackle My Reno.

Home renovation was not the only subject that Distribution 360 successfully sold internationally.

The Hilz Squared Media Group’s 60-minute documentary about killer Luka Magnotta entitled Sex, Frame and Murder has been picked up by Germany’s Spiegel TV, France’s Planète + and Belgium’s Medialaan, while Nat Geo Denmark has picked up the Media Headquarters ice-skating docudrama Tessa & Scott (7 x 30-minute).

The Internet and mobile rights for Best Boy Entertainment’s Save My Pet (39 x 30-minutes) have been picked up by FashioNation TV in Canada and the U.S., with the broadcast rights bought by Branded Channel (Thailand).

Internet and mobile rights for Wraith Films’ Ghostly Encounters (83 x 30-minute) have also been bought by FashioNationTV, while broadcast rights have been grabbed by Poland’s Discovery ID.

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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