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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
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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