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“David Rocco’s Amalfi Getaway” has Breakthrough in U.S.

Canadian distributor Breakthrough Entertainment has sold David Rocco's Amalfi Getaway (pictured) to The Cooking Channel for the U.S. market.
August 28, 2012

Canadian distributor Breakthrough Entertainment has sold David Rocco’s Amalfi Getaway to The Cooking Channel for the U.S. market.

Breakthrough distribution president Nat Abraham has also sold the Canadian cooking show to National Geographic Channels International’s Nat Geo Adventure for international broadcast.

The six-part cooking series is coproduced by Breakthrough Entertainment and Rocco’s Rockhead Entertainment, and portrays culinary adventures on Italy’s Amalfi coast.

“It’s exciting to bring our newest cook-fest to audiences everywhere, now fans the world over can journey with me, via National Geographic Channels International’s Nat Geo Adventure, as they did on Cooking Channel in the U.S.,” Rocco said in a statement.

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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