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Nets snap up Optomen International’s ‘What to Eat Now’

Optomen International's BBC TWO series, What to Eat Now, has stirred up a wealth of interest from territories around the world, including RTL2 in Germany, Filmlux in the Netherlands, Cuisine TV in France and Paprika in Hungary, Czech and Slovakia. BBC Global acquired the first series for its feeds in Poland, Scandinavia, the Middle East and Africa along with YLE in Finland and XYZ Australia. Lastly, Cuisine TV in France has picked up What to Eat Now: Summer. Secondary UK rights for the first series have been snapped up by UKTV and Acorn Media has sealed the deal for the rights to distribute the UK DVD.
September 10, 2009

Optomen International’s BBC TWO series, What to Eat Now, has stirred up a wealth of interest from territories around the world, including RTL2 in Germany, Filmlux in the Netherlands, Cuisine TV in France and Paprika in Hungary, Czech and Slovakia. BBC Global acquired the first series for its feeds in Poland, Scandinavia, the Middle East and Africa along with YLE in Finland and XYZ Australia. Lastly, Cuisine TV in France has picked up What to Eat Now: Summer. Secondary UK rights for the first series have been snapped up by UKTV and Acorn Media has sealed the deal for the rights to distribute the UK DVD.

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Andrew Jeffrey joined Realscreen in 2021 as its news editor. Here, he helps to oversee assignment, reporting and editing for Realscreen's daily newsletter. Prior to his work covering documentary and non-fiction film and TV, he worked as a reporter and associate producer for CBC Edmonton, and as a reporter for The Star Calgary, where he covered daily news on beats such as local and provincial politics, health care and harm reduction, sports and education. His work has appeared in other Canadian news outlets such as TVO, the Edmonton Journal and Avenue Magazine.

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