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(Toronto, ON, November 26, 2015) – Blue Ant International, a division of Blue Ant Media and leaders in premium unscripted content, have secured a slate of key sales across Asia prior to Asia Television Forum (ATF) market. More than 175 hours of content from its diverse catalogue of factual, factual entertainment, nature and wildlife, lifestyle, documentary series and formats will land on channels across Asian markets.
“Clients across the region continue to find high quality content in our offering that resonates with their brands,” said Solange Attwood, SVP, Blue Ant International. “As we continue to diversify and expand our slate with globally recognized producers, we look forward to meeting with new and existing content partners during this growing market.”
The Times Group, the broadcast arm of Times Group (India), picked up an array of factual entertainment series from Blue Ant International, for the recently launched Real Estate and Property Business channel – Magicbricks NOW, including Cabin Truckers (26×30’ HD), a series following the incredible exploits of hauling colossal cabins to remote, picturesque locations. Other lifestyle fan favorites, include What’s For Sale? With A View! (13×30’ HD), My Retreat (26×30’ HD) and Reno My Reno (13×30’ HD) were also purchased by this broadcaster.
Several hours of nature and wildlife content have also been purchased across Asian territories. Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific (South Asia) and CCTV have both picked up Nomads Of The Serengeti (5×52’ HD), a stunning five-part series following the wildebeest on their odyssey across some of Africa’s most incredible locales. Next Step Company (Thailand) has acquired Canada Over The Edge (52×60’ HD) another breathtaking nature and wildlife series that explores features that define the rugged beauty and history of Canada.
NBCUniversal International Networks (Asia) has purchased both seasons of Paranormal Survivor (20×60’ HD) showcasing terrifying real-life stories of encounters with the supernatural.
RTL CBS Asia Entertainment (South East Asia) has picked up Land Speed Heroes (6×60’ HD), Prank You (6×30’ HD) and Wild Ride (16×30’ HD). Other acquisitions in South Korea include the purchase of Warships (6×60’ HD) by KFN and Live Here Buy This! S2 (26×30’ HD) by Homestory Channel.
Blue Ant International is a leading global content distribution company and a leader in native 4K nature and wildlife programming. Its diverse catalogue of over 1,700 hours includes award-winning factual, lifestyle, reality and documentary series and formats. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, the company’s catalogue includes The Weapon Hunter (Cream Productions; 6×60’ HD), Wild Ride (Nomadic Nation; 16×30’ HD) and Live Here, Buy This (JV Productions; 52×30’ HD). Blue Ant International is a division of Blue Ant Media. blueantinternational.com
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