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Military Channel picks up package deal from World Media Rights

The Military Channel in the U.S. has inked a deal with UK factual production company World Media Rights for 69 hours of programming, including season two of Black Ops (pictured).
September 23, 2013

The Military Channel in the U.S. has inked a deal with UK factual production company World Media Rights for 69 hours of programming.

In the deal, Military Channel has acquired seven series, including series two of Black Ops, and series one and two of Air Crash Confidential and Myth Hunters.

The network has also picked up Nazi Hunters and Rise of the Nazi Party. 

For all titles, Military Channel has gained the North American programming rights for three years.

“This deal is the culmination of several years of ratings successes for World Media Rights programming in the U.S.,” said World Media Rights CEO Alan Griffiths in a statement. “Our vision is to deliver ‘big history’ – compelling factual programming with universal appeal about events which matter.”

IMG Entertainment’s Mark Young brokered the deal with Judy Levenson of the Military Channel.

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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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