Scripps Networks Int’l takes three from Peace Point

In a deal with Toronto-based Peace Point Rights, Scripps Networks International has acquired two food series with Anna Olson and Keasha's Perfect Dress (pictured) for its lifestyle channels in Europe and EMEA.
November 20, 2013

In a deal with Toronto-based Peace Point Rights, Scripps Networks International (SNI) has acquired two food series with Anna Olson and Keasha’s Perfect Dress for its lifestyle channels in Europe and EMEA.

SNI has signed on for an extended run of Fresh with Anna Olson seasons one through three for Food Network UK, Eire and Poland. The 65 x 30-minute package sees pastry chef Olson create freshly made and locally sourced meals.

In addition, Bake with Anna Olson (20 x 30 minutes) season one will air on Food Network in Poland. The series features the pastry chef baking muffins, meringue, cream cakes and croissants.

Fine Living across EMEA will air Keasha’s Perfect Dress (pictured above). In the 14 x 30-minute series, bridal consultant Keasha Rigsby opens up her own bridal boutique.

All series will broadcast in the first half of 2014.

“Anna Olson has become one of our most popular chefs on Food Network and it’s fantastic to be adding more of her programming to our channel given how much our viewers love her,” said Nick Thorogood, senior VP of content and marketing for Scripps UK and EMEA. “Keasha’s Perfect Dress is another great title we’re including in our line-up on Fine Living and a series we’re confident will resonate with our audience.”

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