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“Expandables,” “Flip Addict” head overseas

Networks in Europe, Australia and Asia have picked up 500 hours of lifestyle series, including The Expandables (pictured), from Toronto-based producer/distributor Tricon Films & Television.
May 12, 2015

Networks in Europe, Australia and Asia have picked up several lifestyle series from Toronto-based Tricon Films & Television.

The sales, which cover 21 programs amounting to 500 hours of programming, include titles such as The Expandables (pictured), Donut Showdown and Dining Invasion.

TVA in Quebec and Foxtel Australia have acquired the construction series The Expandables (14 x 30 minutes), while Foxtel and Home Channel Africa took renovation show Flip Addict (2 x 60 minutes).

AMC Iberia, AMC Central Eastern Europe, Nelonen/Sanoma TV Finland and MNC Indonesia have all picked up interior design show Candice Tells All (78 x 30 minutes); RTL Netherlands and Foxtel in Australia took the resort rescue show Dining Invasion (13 x 30 minutes); and Canal Vie in Quebec bought reno series Custom Built (28 x 30 minutes).

M6 France picked up season one of A Bryk at a Time (28 x 30 minutes)—starring home reno expert Danielle Bryk—while Li TV Asia and Foxtel picked up season two. M6 also acquired construction series Building Bryks (eight x 30 minutes).

Foxtel Australia and SIC Portugal picked up Now Eat This! With Rocco Dispirito (20 x 30 minutes) and Foxtel, Pyramid Kuwait and NBC Universal Diva Asia acquired Donut Showdown (40 x 30 minutes). SIC Portugal also picked up docusoap Marriage Under Construction (52 x 30 minutes) and Restaurant Takeover (26 x 60 minutes).

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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