London – International distributor ALL3MEDIA has sold a slate of factual and factent programming to several Asian broadcasters.
Some of the shows that were picked up include Battle of Britain, a 90-minute special hosted by Ewan and Colin McGregor that originally aired on BBC One in the UK, by AK Entertainment Korea; the Canadian version of Undercover Boss (10 x 60’) which will air on BBC Entertainment Asia; and Churchill’s Traitors, a one-hour special sold to Discovery Networks Asia Pacific (DNAP) and Japan’s NHK.
Elsewhere, BBC Knowledge Asia has acquired Engineering Giants (3 x 60’) and series two of Fake or Fortune, while Undercover Princes and Princesses inked a deal with Japan’s Tokyo Vision.
Stephen Driscoll, SVP of International Sales, told media, “Our factual specials and series are always consistently popular with broadcasters in Asia, driven by their high production values, expert insight and unique presentation combined with some truly compelling real-life stories. We’re delighted to confirm this varied range of deals as we head towards the Asia TV Forum next month, which we expect to be a very busy market.”