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ZDFE sells factual titles into UK, Australia

German distributor ZDF Enterprises has sold an assortment of factual titles to the UK's BSkyB and UKTV as well as Australia's Network 7. (Pictured: Invisible Universe)
March 31, 2014

German distributor ZDF Enterprises has sold an assortment of factual titles to the UK’s BSkyB and UKTV as well as Australia’s Network 7.

Pay-TV group BSkyB made its first collaboration with ZDFE.factual, acquiring more than 60 hours of programming, including the series Hard Time, Alaska State Troopers, Navajo Cops and documentary Counterterror NYC.

Meanwhile, multichannel broadcaster UKTV acquired Rocket City Rednecks (seasons one and two), Invisible Universe (pictured, seasons one and two) and Countdown to a Catastrophe (three episodes), including the programs’ TV and VoD rights for the UK and Ireland.

Australia’s Network 7 also bought rights to the first season of Rocket City Rednecks and seasons one and two of Canada’s Bomb Hunters and Cowboys of the Sea. 

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news editor at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joined the RS team in 2015 with experience in journalism following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and with communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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