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Watch acquires two ‘World’s Strictest Parents’ versions

UKTV's entertainment channel Watch has exclusively acquired the U.S. and Australian versions of World's Strictest Parents US (38 x 60') and World's Strictest Parents Australia (14 x 60'). The two new acquisitions will be complement the British version, which was acquired to broadcast after the BBC. The acquisitions were purchased from Outright Distribution. The format takes rebellious teens out of their homes and puts them into another home with much more rigid and strict parents. Watch will premiere the U.S. series this September.
August 23, 2010

UKTV’s entertainment channel Watch has exclusively acquired the U.S. and Australian versions of World’s Strictest Parents US (38 x 60′) and World’s Strictest Parents Australia (14 x 60′). The two new acquisitions will complement the British version, which was recently acquired to broadcast after the BBC. The acquisitions were purchased from Outright Distribution. The format takes rebellious teens out of their homes and puts them into another home with much stricter adults. Watch will premiere the U.S. series this September.

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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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