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MIPTV Picks 2011: Big Fat Gypsy Weddings

Stemming from a popular one-off, this series has drawn huge ratings as well as controversy. Both the producers and original network Channel 4 maintain the series provides more of a window into traveler culture. Now, international audiences can decide for themselves.
March 15, 2011

Stemming from a popular one-off, this series has drawn huge ratings as well as controversy. Both the producers and original network Channel 4 maintain the series provides more of a window into traveler culture. Now, international audiences can decide for themselves.

Partners: Firecracker Films for Channel 4, distributed by Zodiak Rights

Aired: January 18, 2011, Channel 4

Volume: 5 x 60 minutes

Rights available: Worldwide, excluding UK

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.

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