Sales of Beyond Rights factual material in Australia and New Zealand
Distributor Beyond Rights has a number of factual programming packages with broadcasters in Australia and New Zealand.
Foxtel Australia has secured packages for its channels A&E, History and Fox Docos. A&E will air new seasons of shows like Highway Through Hell (seasons 9 and 10, 36 x 60 minutes) and the like. bangers and cash (Season 3 and 4, 28 x 60 minutes), as well as . first season of last ride (20 x 30 minutes). History . will start the latest season of abandoned engineering (Season 7 and 8, 24 x 60 minutes) and it will also run Britain’s Lost Battlefields (6 x 60 min.), underground world (10 x 60 min) and standalone Bismarck: 24 Hours for Doom (1 x 60 min.)
Meanwhile, Foxtel’s new Fox Docos channel has acquired several recent documentaries from Beyond Rights, including prince and pedophile (1 x 60 min.), Britain’s largest family (1 x 60 min), Sugar Baby (1 x 60 min) and Caroline Fleck: Her Life and Death (1 x 60 min.)
SBS also accelerates in Australia Caroline Fleck: Her Life and Death, sugar baby And Bismarck: 24 Hours for Doom With several new series, including season two of The Secret Life of the Lighthouses (3 x 60 min.), Season Two underground world (10 x 60 minutes) and countdown to war (3 x 60 min.) SBS Food has acquired Season 10 Pati’s Mexican Table (10 x 30 min.), plus all five series gourmet farmer (50 x 30 min.) And seasons one and two Shane Delia (20 x 30 minutes).
Free TV Australia carried three series titled Reality beach police (18 x 60 min.), while ABC has pre-purchased Days like this… with diesel (12 x 60 min.), a new music documentary series produced by Beyond Entertainment and Bloodlines Music.
Meanwhile, TVNZ Duke of New Zealand acquired a package of science, engineering, automotive and reality content from Beyond Rights, titled motor mythbusters (8 x 60 min.), Mythbusters: You Have a Problem (10 x 60 min.), abandoned engineering (Season 1-7, 90 x 60 min.) and five seasons of heavy hedge 401 (73 x 60 min.)
Discovery ANZ has acquired impossible repair (6 x 60 minutes) and extreme ice machines (8 x 60 min.), while Discovery-owned Three picked up seasons three and four of Love It or List It Australia (20 x 60 min.), Eden picked up season two of Ice Vikings (8 x 60 min.) did, and live. four seasons of love it or list it uk (21 x 60 min.) And two love it or list it australia (20 x 60 min.).
Completing the New Zealand deals, Bravo TV acquired season 10 of the original Love It or List It (18 x 60 min) as well as the special Stacy Dooley: Close with the Lifers (1 x 60 min.), Motherhood 24/7 (6 x 60 minutes), seasons three and four Rich Kids Go Skint (15 x 60 min.) And both seasons Rich Kids Skin Holiday (12 x 60 min.)
The deals were concluded by Joan Ezopardi, EVP of Sales of Beyond Rights for Australia, New Zealand and Asia.
BBC One Commission for Big Wave Production Cornwall’s Wildest Wave
Specialist factual producer Big Wave Productions, specializing in environmental, science, wildlife and adventure content, has been commissioned by BBC One to produce it. Cornwall’s Wildest Wave (pictured), The first commission for Prodco’s new Cornwall office, which launched in February.
The 30-minute film is set for BBC One’s ‘Our Lives’ strand, which celebrates diversity in the British Isles. The Doc will follow 33-year-old Cornishman Tom Butler, one of the UK’s most successful surfers, as he attempts to find and ride ‘The Stones’, a mythical, as yet unsolved, off the Atlantic coast of Cornwall. Big wave. Originated by an infamous reef that has claimed the lives of many sailors.
Cornwall’s Wildest Wave It is executive produced by Sarah Cunliffe and directed by Mike Cunliffe for Big Wave Productions. It was commissioned by Diana Hare for BBC One.