Passion sends “Worst Driver,” “Timber Kings” to Poland

Networks in Poland have picked up several factual and documentary titles from Passion Distribution, including Worst Driver (pictured), Timber Kings and Terror in Mumbai.
July 7, 2015

London-headquartered Passion Distribution has sold several factual and documentary titles into the Polish market.

Golden Media is producing a local version of Mentorn Media’s format Worst Driver (one x 60 minutes, pictured) for the channel TTV.

Meanwhile, TVN picked up a package of more than 15 hours that includes the docs My Child Won’t Talk (one x 60 minutes), Escorts (one x 60 minutes) and season 29 of Unreported Worlds (eight x 30 minutes).

TVN also acquired season six of Motorcycle Cops(five x 60 minutes) to air on TVN Turbo and season four of Kitchen Crashers (13 x 30 minutes) to air on TVN Style.

Recently launched channel Fokus TV bought more than 75 hours of factual programs, including seasons one and two of Timber Kings  (35 x 60 minutes), seasons two and three of PROSPECTORS, Terror in Mumbai (one x 60 minutes), Katie: My Beautiful Face and Hurricane 360.

Finally, Poland’s CBC Reality picked up the docuseries Too Fat For Fifteen and Too Fat For Fifteen: Fighting Back (27 x 60 minutes).  The show is about obese teens who must confront their health and dietary issues.

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