CABLEready moves “Saw Dogs,” “Sasquatch” and more

CABLEready has reached deals with UKTV, TV4, and Destination America and others, for such programs as Saw Dogs (pictured), Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science, and Epic Conditions.
May 9, 2012

CABLEready has reached deals with UKTV, TV4, and Destination America, for Saw Dogs (pictured), Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science and more.

Buck Productions’ Saw Dogs went to Discovery International for its Pacific Rim territory, as well as TV4 in Sweden. The 10-episode series looks at the world of chainsaw carving.

TV4 also renewed Epic Conditions, a Weather Channel-produced, 15-episode series that follows thrill seekers as they blend extreme sports with the hunt for perfect weather, and picked up the National Geographic International-produced special Robot Jockey, which examines the world of camel racing.

UKTV has licensed Deals From the Dark Side, also from Buck Productions, which follows escape artist and relic-hunter Steve Santini as he finds unusual artifacts.

Discovery Communications’ Destination America has picked up Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science, produced by Bosch Media & Whitewolf Entertainment. The one-hour special, which originally aired on Discovery Channel, uses scientific methods to examine the legend of the Sasquatch.

A CABLEready original series, Intersections, has been sold to MultiCanal’s Odisea in Spain and Science TV in Korea. The series focuses on high-tech machines pushed to the limit.

New episode of Inside the Actors Studio have been licensed by Foxtel in Australia, MTV in Finland and Noga in Israel.

CABLEready also sold entertainment titles Hollywood Dailies, Hollywood Uncensored, Reelz Specials and Maltin on Movies to broadcasters in Turkey, Africa and across Scandinavia.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor-in-chief 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.