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Target sells Tamara Ecclestone series

UK network Channel 5's reality series Tamara Ecclestone: Billion $$ Girl (pictured) has gained international interest, with London-based distributor Target Entertainment reporting sales to Germany, Italy and Australia.
January 19, 2012

UK network Channel 5′s reality series Tamara Ecclestone: Billion $$ Girl has gained international interest, with London-based distributor Target Entertainment reporting sales to Germany, Italy and Australia.

Produced by Twofour Broadcast, the  six-part, 30-minute series follows socialite Tamara Ecclestone, daughter of Formula 1 head Bernie Ecclestone and supermodel Slavica, as she tries her hand at business ventures and attends celebrity-filled parties.

The show has sold to the ProSiebenSat.1 Group for broadcast across its German channels, which include SAT.1, ProSieben, Kabel Eins and Sixx. Billion $$ Girl has also sold to E! Italy, VMMA Belgium, TV2 Norway, MTV3 Finland, XYZnetworks Australia for LifeStyle YOU, TVNZ New Zealand and Kanal 11 Estonia.

Target’s director of sales Hannah Worrall said: “There is massive demand for reality programming globally and the exclusive access Twofour has offers a fascinating glimpse into Tamara’s world.”

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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