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‘Fort Boyard’ nets first Finland commission

Zodiak Entertainment Distribution has announced that its long-running adventure game show format Fort Boyard has been commissioned for the first time by a broadcaster in Finland. Recently launched Finnish television channel SuomiTV has ordered ten episodes to air in primetime later this year. Fort Boyard will be coproduced by Zodiak Entertainment companies Zodiak Entertainment Finland Oy and Adventure Line Productions. Other commissions for the game show format include locally produced versions already set to air in Norway, Denmark and Sweden in upcoming months, while seven new series will be produced for different territories in the first six months of 2010.
May 25, 2010

Zodiak Entertainment Distribution has announced that its long-running adventure game show format Fort Boyard has been commissioned for the first time by a broadcaster in Finland. Recently launched Finnish television channel SuomiTV has ordered ten episodes to air in primetime later this year. Fort Boyard will be coproduced by Zodiak Entertainment companies Zodiak Entertainment Finland Oy and Adventure Line Productions. Other commissions for the game show format include locally produced versions already set to air in Norway, Denmark and Sweden in upcoming months, while seven new series will be produced for different territories in the first six months of 2010.

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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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