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CABLEready chalks up sales ahead of MIPTV

CABLEready has announced pre-MIP sales and renewals agreements, including the company's first with Red Media in Russia and Sun Channel in Latin America.
March 7, 2011

CABLEready has announced pre-MIP sales and renewals agreements, including the company’s first with Red Media in Russia and Sun Channel in Latin America.

Sales were closed by CABLEready’s vice president, sales & marketing, Peter De Jong in Spain, New Zealand, Canada and more. In Spain, LaSexta renewed Forensic Files and Dominick Dunne’s Power, Privilege & Justice, while in New Zealand, Arts Channel picked up new episodes of Inside the Actors Studio and Food TV renewed A Cook’s Tour and licensed the series The Minimalist.

In Scandinavia, Nonstop acquired new episodes of Reelz Channel’s Hollywood Dailies and is taking Hollywood Uncensored for the first time. Canal D in Quebec picked up additional episodes of Medical Detectives and Kanal 5 in Sweden picked up the Inside the Actors Studio episode of James Franco.

CABLEready’s director of sales, Tatiana Figueiredo, closed deals in Poland, with Canal + picking up 10 episodes of Inside the Actors Studio. Red Media in Russia acquired The Minimalist for their Kitchen TV channel and Great Museums, Envy, Karma Trekkers for their HD Life channel.

Latin America’s Sun Channel picked up World Party, while Film & Arts secured rights to 12 hours of Inside the Actors Studio. In India, SET Media picked up Hollywood’s Top Ten.

About The Author
Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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