Passion Distribution has sold over 302 hours of programming in Asia since the start of Q2.
Pan Asia deals have been agreed with Fox Crime for Mentorn Media’s documentary Captive in Cleveland (1 x 60’), while Sony Entertainment Television Asia picked up Scripps Networks International’s Cupcake Wars (14 x 60′) S7.
LIC China completed deals for Oscar Pistorius: What Really Happened? (1 x 60′) and Superstorm USA: Caught On Camera (1 x 60′), which were both produced by Mentorn Media. LIC China also agreed terms for the series Abby & Brittany: College and Beyond ( 8 x 30′), from Figure 8 Films, which continues to follow conjoined twins Abby and Brittany Hensall as they try and live normal lives. The broadcaster also licensed Scripps Networks International’s Got Home Alive (13 x 60′) and Pioneer Productions’ How To Change Your Body (2 x 60′). Further deals were also finalised into China with Happy Movie Media, securing Earth Shocks: Mega Volcano (1 x 60′) by Mentorn Media and In The Womb – Fight For Life (1 x 60′), from Pioneer Productions for CCTV.
Thai broadcaster True Corp has licensed Passion’s unscripted factual content including Forecasting The End (6 x 30’), by The Weather Channel and My New Hand (1 x 60’), by True North Productions. It has also licensed Edwardian Insects On Film (1 x 60’), by Mentorn Media and Scripps Networks International’s Food Feuds (9 x 30’) and You Live In What? (14 x 60’).
Japan’s Fuji TV secured the premiere of World Of Wonder’s Rupaul’s Drag Race (9 x 60’), while Tokyovision secured Mentorn Media’s World’s Scariest S3 (1 x 60’) for World Great TV. Nippon Television also licensed Flying Car (1 x 60’) by Mentorn Media.
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Asian Television Awards
- Here are your winners for the 25th Asian Television Awards – Day One by Monina Eugenio | posted on January 16, 2021
- The 25th Asian Television Awards ends on a high note with Entertainment and Performance Category winners announced by Monina Eugenio | posted on January 17, 2021
- 25th Asian Television Awards spotlight: ATA Director S.S. Vikneshwaran by Monina Eugenio | posted on December 28, 2020
- The 25th Asian Television Awards receives nominations from across the Asia Pacific by TVA Editor | posted on December 16, 2020