Will and Kate doc travels well

William, Kate & Eight Royal Weddings finds buyers in the U.S., the UK, Canada, Russia, Japan, China, Israel and throughout Europe.
February 17, 2011

The Marathon/CB Prod copro William, Kate & Eight Royal Weddings is picking up steam globally.

International distributor Zodiak Rights has reported sales to the U.S. for TLC, the UK for UKTV, Antena 3 for Spain, RTL 2 for Germany, VTM for Flemish-speaking Belgium, Nova for the Czech Republic, MTV3 for Finland, Noga for Israel, Leland in China, NTV Nippon Television for Japan, NBC Universal for Russia, and CBC in English-speaking Canada and Radio Canada for the French-speaking territory. Initial pre-sales were to France 5, TSR and RTBF.

The 1 x 60-minute doc uses archive and current interviews to provide a look at the upcoming royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton as well as every royal wedding since the nuptials between the Queen and Prince Philip in 1947.

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.