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Atlantic sends Attenborough titles across Europe, Asia

Networks across Europe and Asia have picked up several David Attenborough-fronted wildlife specials, including Flying Monsters (pictured), from UK indie Atlantic Productions.
January 5, 2016

UK indie Atlantic Productions has sold several David Attenborough-fronted wildlife specials to networks in Europe and Asia.

PTS Taiwan, RUV Iceland, TVB Hong Kong and VRT Belgium have picked up Flying Monsters (pictured), which looks at the lives of pterosaurs, while Germany’s Polyband TV has acquired Kingdom Of Plants (3 x 50 minutes) and Galapagos (3 x 50 minutes).

Elsewhere, France TV, TVB Hong Kong, PTS Taiwan, YLE Finland, RUV Iceland, RTL GEO, DR Denmark, VRT Belgium and Servus TV in Austria acquired David Attenborough’s Conquest of the Skies (4 x 50 minutes), which examines the evolution of flight in animals.

Finally, YLE Finland, RUV Iceland and VRT Belgium also picked up David Attenborough’s Rise of the Animals: Triumph of the Vertebrates (2 x 50 minutes), a documentary about the evolution of vertebrates.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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