Mundo Fox orders heaping helping of Jamie Oliver

FremantleMedia has sold six of the celebrity chef's series to the American Spanish-language broadcast net, and has lined up other sales to Globosat and Fox Life for Jamie's Food Fight.
May 14, 2013

American Spanish-language broadcast net Mundo Fox will have various courses of Jamie Oliver programming on its menu, following a deal struck with producer/distributor FremantleMedia.

The network took Great Italian Escape, Jamie’s 30 Minute Meals, Jamie’s Road Trip (seasons one and two), Jamie Oliver At Home, Jamie’s Kitchen and Jamie’s Food Fight for the U.S. Hispanic market. The latter has also been sold to Fox Life for Latin America and Globosat in Brazil.

Other finished programming sales to LatAm buyers include Auction Hunters, headed to truTV later in the year; and game show Hole in the Wall and kids non-fiction wildlife series Bindi’s Bootcamp, both headed to Televisa Cable.

“Our diversity of programming throughout Latin America continues to bring the best of world-class entertainment to the region,” said Sheila Aguirre, senior vice president of sales and development, Latin America and Hispanic USA, for FremantleMedia International. “The Latin American market continues to remain a top priority for FremantleMedia and we are thrilled to be providing this line-up of superb programming.”

The company’s format slate for the LA Screenings includes Everybody Dance Now, realscreen MIPTV Pick The Year of Making Love, The Intern, Perfect Score, The Noise and Chameleon.

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