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Target wraps up MIPTV deals

Target Entertainment Group has wrapped up its post-MIPTV deals, with a number of entertainment and factual shows picked up by international broadcasters. Tool Academy, the 8 x 1-hour VH1 format in which good for nothing boyfriends are turned into husband material, has sold to Nine Network and MTV in Australia, RTL Netherlands, Joongang in Korea and W9 in France. Another deal included Prospect Pictures' My Holiday Hostage Hell, the six-part 1-hour series, which was acquired by SBS Netherlands, Discovery Italy, and Travel US.
April 28, 2009

Target Entertainment Group has wrapped up its post-MIPTV deals, with a number of entertainment and factual shows picked up by international broadcasters. Tool Academy, the 8 x 1-hour VH1 format in which good for nothing boyfriends are turned into husband material, has sold to Nine Network and MTV in Australia, RTL Netherlands, Joongang in Korea and W9 in France. Another deal included Prospect Pictures’ My Holiday Hostage Hell, the six-part 1-hour series, which was acquired by SBS Netherlands, Discovery Italy, and Travel US. See the release for details on all of the deals.

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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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