London – TCB Media Rights reports that it has closed a 12 title package deal with the Red Apollo Group underlining the London-based rights-ownership and distribution company’s mission to become a trusted content-provider to the buoyant Asian market.
Under the deal, Red Apollo Group has acquired a selection of TCB Media Rights’ series and one-offs, including three of its best-selling titles: Like A Shot Entertainment’s Medieval Murder Mysteries (6 x 60 mins) and The Somme: The First 24 Hours (1 x 60 mins), and Middlechild Productions’ Kitten Impossible (1 x 60 mins).
Among the other top performers included in the package are Attaboy TV’s Deals Wheels and Steals (6 x 30 mins), Icon Films’ Mega-Yachts (1 x 60 mins), Brightspark Films/Argonon International’s Nightmare Tenants, Slum Landlords, Services Sound & Vision’s PARA Platoon: Ready For Anything (8 x 30 mins), Like a Shot’s Private Lives of the Tudors (3 x 60 mins), TVT Productions’ Scammers (1 x 60 mins), Seven Productions’ Surveillance Dash Cam (6 x 20 mins) and Northern Sky Entertainment’s War Junk (9 x 60 mins).
In two separate deals, Asian sales have also been booked for of TCB Media Rights’ best-selling titles: AMS Pictures’ Murder Made Me Famous (13 x 60 mins) and WAGtv’s What On Earth? (20 x 60 mins). The first two seasons of Murder Made Me Famous, originally produced for Reelz in the US, have been acquired by AETN Asia.
The series, which examines the warped psychology of killers who have become household names, has now been acquired by several broadcasters since it launched last year, confirming that the global demand for real-life crime continues apace. TCB Media Rights’ most successful show to date — What On Earth? —recently added Discovery Asia to its growing list of broadcast partners. The series, which uses satellites to answer questions that continue to mystify mankind, from the location of the Garden of Eden to a whirlpool in the ocean the size of Connecticut, has found its way into some 200 territories in just three years.