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Global sales for DCD Rights’ ‘Last Chance to See’

DCD Rights has secured a number of sales to Europe, Japan and Australia for its factual shows. The 6 x one-hour series starring Mark Carwardine and Stephen Fry, Last Chance to See has been sold to ABC in Australia, NRK in Norway, Sky Network in New Zealand, Madman Entertainment from Australia for DVD and UKTV secured the second window for the UK. TLC hit 45 Stone Virgin sold to RTL in the Netherlands, Discovery Europe, Network Ten in Australia, Finland's MTV3, NRK in Norway, TVNZ in New Zealand, and Viasat in Sweden and Denmark. Child Frozen In Time, the one-hour one-off produced for TLC about a 16 year-old girl with a rare condition that makes her resemble a seven month-old infant sold to documentary RTL, Finland's MTV3, Nine Network in Australia, NRK, Viasat and Yes DBS in Israel. Lastly, Half Ton Son produced for Channel 4 has been picked up by RTL in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany; Discovery Europe; MTV3; Nine Network; SBS in Belgium; Nippon in Japan; TV Norge in Norway; TVNZ and Viasat.
October 19, 2009

DCD Rights has secured a number of sales to Europe, Japan and Australia for its factual shows. The 6 x one-hour series starring Mark Carwardine and Stephen Fry, Last Chance to See has been sold to ABC in Australia, NRK in Norway, Sky Network in New Zealand, Madman Entertainment from Australia for DVD and UKTV secured the second window for the UK. TLC hit 45 Stone Virgin sold to RTL in the Netherlands, Discovery Europe, Network Ten in Australia, Finland’s MTV3, NRK in Norway, TVNZ in New Zealand, and Viasat in Sweden and Denmark. Child Frozen In Time, the one-hour one-off produced for TLC about a 16 year-old girl with a rare condition that makes her resemble a seven month-old infant sold to documentary RTL, Finland’s MTV3, Nine Network in Australia, NRK, Viasat and Yes DBS in Israel. Lastly, Half Ton Son produced for Channel 4 has been picked up by RTL in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany; Discovery Europe; MTV3; Nine Network; SBS in Belgium; Nippon in Japan; TV Norge in Norway; TVNZ and Viasat.

About The Author
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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