CABLEready sells “Death Row,” “Medical Detectives”

Independent distributor CABLEready has closed deals for titles including Women on Death Row, Medical Detectives and Inside the Actors Studio to broadcasters in the U.S., UK and Europe.
October 3, 2012

Independent distributor CABLEready has closed deals for titles including Women on Death Row, Medical Detectives and Inside the Actors Studio to broadcasters in the U.S., the UK and Europe.

BIO in the U.S. licensed episodes two to five of Women on Death Row, after a successful premiere with episode one. The documentary series offers a glimpse into the lives of woman who have committed murder.

Another U.S. channel, Destination America, licensed 11 titles from LMNO Productions, including Secrets of Muscle Cars, American Icons: Hoover Dam, Secrets of Pearl Harbor and Las Vegas: Beyond the Strip.

U.S. web video portal Hulu licensed 13 titles from Alliant Content, including Accident Investigator, Billion Dollar Disasters, Black Widow Women and House of Bats.

AETN UK, meanwhile, renewed Medical Detectives, picking up the show’s 12th season, and Studio U7 in Russia also licensed 19 episodes of the procedural crime series, while Multicanal in Spain licensed six episodes of Big Five Challenge, the African safari contestant show.

Long-running series Inside the Actors Studio was picked up by a number of networks, including HBO Central Europe, SoHo Channel in New Zealand, as well as several airlines, including British Airways, Swiss International Airlines and Etihad Airways, which picked up episodes of the series.

NBCUniversal Latin America licensed 10 additional episodes of entertainment news magazine series Hollywood Dailies, while Turner Latin America licensed 50 episodes of movie countdown series Hollywood’s Top Ten.

Foxtel in Australia picked up seasons one through five, 11 and 13 of Forensic Files; MSM in Singapore renewed 52 episodes of Hollywood One on One, Intra Communications in Russia licensed 13 episodes of The Minimalist, and Proxima Video VOD in Bulgaria licensed five titles, including Great Museums, It Could Happen Tomorrow, Billion Dollar Disasters, Song for New Orleans and 7 Days that Changed New Orleans.

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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 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.