Sky Vision inks int’l sales for “What Went Down”

International distributor Sky Vision has made a raft of global sales for the clip-based series What Went Down.
February 6, 2015

Sky Vision – the international distribution arm of UK broadcaster Sky – has made a raft of global sales for the clip-based series What Went Down.

The 104 x 30-minute fact ent program – produced by U.S. prodco Bellum Entertainment – compiles user-generated content ranging from stunts to accidents, and has been sold into 60 territories since debuting at MIPCOM last October.

Most recent activity for the series includes deals with Canada’s Blue Ant Media and Fox International Channels in Finland and the Netherlands. Other broadcasters that have acquired the program include 7 Network Australia, Brazil’s Globosat, Denmark and Norway’s TV2, Poland’s Polsat and pan-Asian channel operator Celestial Tiger Entertainment.

What Went Down is a great show as it generates a wide appeal across all demographics,” said Leona Connell, head of global sales at Sky Vision, in a statement.

“It also fits into a range of time slots, making it a highly versatile title for international schedules,” she said. “Factual entertainment is very much in demand amongst broadcasters and the number of sales we have generated in this genre is further proof of the quality and diversity of our growing content offering.”

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