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Alfred Haber takes int’l rights to “Wicked Tuna”

Global distributor Alfred Haber Television, Inc. has secured free-to-air international rights for National Geographic Channel's Wicked Tuna (pictured).
May 19, 2015

Global distributor Alfred Haber Television has secured free-to-air international rights for National Geographic series Wicked Tuna (pictured), and has sold the program to Germany’s RTL and France’s RMC Découverte.

Under the deal, the distributor will present 25 select hour-long episodes from seasons one and two of the Pilgrim Studios-produced series to international free-to-air broadcasters. Initial sales have already been secured with RTL and RMC Découverte.

Wicked Tuna follows five Atlantic fishing boats as they hunt for bluefin tuna in New England waters during a 10-week-long fishing season.

The series currently airs on National Geographic Channel across 171 countries and has been renewed for a fourth season.

 

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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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