TV

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.

 

About The Author
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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