Sky Vision sells over 100 hours of programming to Asia
Sky Vision, the international distribution arm of Sky, has announced a slew of new sales deals with broadcasters across Asia ahead of this year’s TV Forum.
Among the latest deals, Discovery Asia acquired Sky 1’s primetime factual entertainment series, 50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy (6 x 60’) and Malaysia’s Media Prima acquired both UK and U.S. versions of Sky 1 primetime quiz series, Duck Quacks Don’t Echo (15 x 60’ & 14 x 30’). The U.S. version previously aired in primetime on the National Geographic Channel.
Sky Vision also agreed a 51 hour package deal with Thairat TV in Thailand. Titles include series 1 & 2 of UK zoo-based documentary, Baby Planet (10 x 60’), and series 1 and 2 of Sport Science (26 x 60’). This series looks at the sports world through the prism of science.
OBS in Korea has acquired a 9 hour package deal of factual titles, including Caught in the Act 5 (6 x 60’) a series which captures the most unbelievable animal behaviour on camera, Wild Side of Cats (1x 60’), Great Serengeti (1 x 60’), and Spawn of Jaws (1 x 60’). TVB in Hong Kong acquired both series of the children’s entertainment title, produced for Channel 4 in the UK, Help! My School Teacher is Magic! (13×30’).
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