TV

Rive Gauche sells series into Russia

The independent distributor has sold six series accounting for more than 200 hours of programming to 2x2 Russia and MTV Russia.
March 13, 2012

California-based independent distributor Rive Gauche Television has sold more than 200 hours of programming to two Russian cable networks, 2×2 Russia and MTV Russia.

The deals account for six series, including Whacked Out Sports (104 x 30 minutes), Video Zonkers (104 x 30 minutes), Scare Tactics (83 x 30 minutes), Stupid Suspects (13 x 30 minutes), Sports Crash (33 x 60 minutes) and Wild Weddings (16 x 60 minutes).

The news follows last month’s announcement of sales for My Strange Addiction, Scare Tactics and Operation Repo to broadcasters in the Netherlands, the UK, Asia and Canada.

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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