Sales round-up: Deals for Twofour Rights, Terranoa

Twofour Rights has sold more than 80 hours of factual titles, including The Diner (pictured), to networks in Australia and New Zealand, while Terranoa has sold several titles across Europe.
February 17, 2016

London-based distributor Twofour Rights has sold more than 80 hours of factual and factual entertainment content into Australia and New Zealand.

Australia’s Nine Network has picked up Indus Films’ Feeding the Super Rich and Feeding The Super Rich Christmas special (totaling five hours of programming), as well as Boomerang’s Million Pound Movers (1 x 60 minutes).

Meanwhile, Foxtel Australia has acquired several titles including the second season of lifestyle series Alex Polizzi’s Secret Italy (4 x 60 minutes), The Hotel Inspector, Alex Polizzi: Chefs On Trial (4 x 60 minutes), Untouchable: Power Corrupts (6 x 60 minutes), Boomerang’s Posh Pawn (11 x 60 minutes), My Big Fat Wedding (1 x 60 minutes) and The World’s Best Restaurants (6 x 60 minutes).

SBS Australia has picked up Raising Pompeii (1 x 60 minutes) and the fixed-rig series Royal Navy Sailor School (6 x 60 minutes) and TVNZ in New Zealand has acquired The Diner (pictured, 4 x 60 minutes), Posh Pawn (9 x 60 minutes) and Feeding the Super Rich.

Elsewhere, Paris-based Terranoa has sold several titles to European broadcasters, including an 11-hour package to Spain’s RTVE that includes Water: H2O Stories (3 x 52 minutes), Secrets of the Moon (3 x 52 minutes) and Paris-Berlin: Shapes and Shades of History (4 x 52 minutes).

Spain’s TV3 Catalunya acquired the three-part history series The Day When… and Denmark’s DR TV picked up Paris-Berlin: Shapes and Shades of History as well as the doc French Bashing (1 x 60 minutes).

Finally, RTP in Portugal acquired a 15-hour package of history and climate-related docs, including Floods: Challenging Our Future (2 x 52 minutes), which was also recently picked up by Finland’s YLE and Greece’s ERT.

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