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DRG picks up October’s “Rude(ish) Tube”

London-based international distributor DRG has acquired the exclusive worldwide rights to seasons one and two of October Films' entertainment clip show Rude(ish) Tube (pictured).
February 3, 2016

London-based international distributor DRG has acquired the exclusive worldwide rights to seasons one and two of October Films’ entertainment clip show Rude(ish) Tube (pictured).

Each episode of the 60 x 30-minute daytime clip series, which was originally produced for UK digital net E4, mixes original animation with highlights of viral videos that examine everything from technology, romance, exercise and outer space.

DRG’s portfolio of recent factual titles includes The White Widow (Hardcash Productions), Killer Instinct (ITN Productions), Kids In Camps (True Vision) and Banaz: An Honour Killing (ITV).

“We are always on the lookout for programs which will have a global appeal to add to our varied catalogue of programming,” said Katie Cundall, VP of factual acquisitions at DRG, in a statement. “Rude(ish) Tube is the kind of show that transcends all age groups and nationalities, and is exactly the type of content that we can see working well in different territories around the world.”

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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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