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“Extreme Fishing” sells internationally

A range of international broadcasters have acquired adventure series Extreme Fishing from distributor Zodiak Rights, including Discovery Communication's new channel Velocity.
September 20, 2011

A range of international broadcasters have acquired adventure series Extreme Fishing from distributor Zodiak Rights, including Discovery Communication’s new channel Velocity.

Seasons three and four of Extreme Fishing has been acquired by Australia’s XYZ Entertainment and Network 10, while New Zealand’s TVNZ  has also picked up the whole series.

Discovery Networks Europe, BBC Worldwide Global Channels, Channel 4 Finland, NRK in Norway, Sweden’s TV4, Denmark’s TV2 and Holland’s RTL, TVN S.A in Poland and Israel’s Ananey have also acquired Extreme Fishing.

Velocity has picked up series three to five of Extreme Fishing, totaling 26 hours of programming.

The adventure series, produced by Zodiak Media Group’s IWC Media for UK network Channel 5, profiles the greatest fishing destinations around the globe with host Robson Green. Zodiak Rights has worldwide distribution rights to the series.

About The Author
Andrew Jeffrey joined Realscreen in 2021 as its news editor. Here, he helps to oversee assignment, reporting and editing for Realscreen's daily newsletter. Prior to his work covering documentary and non-fiction film and TV, he worked as a reporter and associate producer for CBC Edmonton, and as a reporter for The Star Calgary, where he covered daily news on beats such as local and provincial politics, health care and harm reduction, sports and education. His work has appeared in other Canadian news outlets such as TVO, the Edmonton Journal and Avenue Magazine.

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