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MIPTV ’15 Exclusive: TVF Int’l pens deals for “Innovation Nation”

London-based distributor TVF International has inked a raft of global sales for the Litton Entertainment-produced series The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation (pictured).
April 14, 2015

London-based distributor TVF International has inked a raft of global sales for the series The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation (pictured).

Produced by South Carolina-based prodco Litton Entertainment, the show follows host Mo Rocca as he tells the stories behind scientific inventions from around the world.

The series – which presently airs on U.S. broadcaster CBS as part of its educational banner ‘CBS Dream Team…It’s Epic!’ – has been sold by TVF to National Geographic Channel in Asia, Australia and New Zealand; Alhurra Channel in the Middle East and North Africa; and MTG (Viasat) Broadcasting for CEE and Nordic territories.

“The scope and editorial execution of the series make it an excellent fit for a wide range of broadcasters and other platforms worldwide, and we are proud to be partnering with Litton to promote the franchise at MIPTV in Cannes,” said Harriet Armston-Clarke, sales manager at TVF International, in a statement.

 

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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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