UK based-distributor Electric Sky has signed a number of deals for Going for Green: Britain’s 2012 Dream (1×48′), a documentary charting the progress of the team behind the 2012 Olympic Games.
The doc was produced by Endemol-owned Darlow Smithson and has been picked up by VRT Belgium, TVI 24 Portugal, Rain TV Channel Russia, Wuhan TV China, i-Cable Entertainment Hong Kong, and The Living Channel in New Zealand.
Electric Sky has also secured deals for some of its key returning series including A Place In the Sun, Fashion Avenue and A World of Luxury.
Ananey in Israel has picked up rights to the fifth season of Channel 4 series A Place In the Sun – Home or Away (55×60′) by UK producer Freeform; while in Scandinavia, TV4 Fakta has acquired two series of ob doc Medics (32×30′), produced by Steel Spyda for National Geographic Channel UK.
In Turkey meanwhile, Imaj Medya has licensed 26 hours of programming including three series of Fashion Avenue with Jodie Kidd (32×30′), male-skewed series Gear (10×30′) and creative design, fashion and architecture series Design A-Z (10×30′).
In Portugal, TVI 24 has also picked up a package of more than 20 hours including A World of Luxury (10×30′); the second season of Art of the Heist (8×52′); Partners in Crime (6×30′); and documentary specials Divorce: Jewish Style (1×52′), The Battle for Haiti (1×52′) and Secret Iraq (2×52′).
Haiti and Iraq are both from UK producer Quicksilver, and the latter has also been acquired by Russian broadcaster Rain TV, along with a package of documentary specials including After Happily Ever After (1×60′), Who the Jew Are You (1×60′) and Trishna & Krishna: Separate Lives (1×52′).
Finally, German broadcaster n-tv Nachrichtenfernsehen has acquired HD special Bridging the World (1×60′), which was made by Title Role Productions for History. The doc looks at the architecture and designs of the some of the world’s best modern bridges.