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Target inks raft of program sales

UK distributor Target Entertainment has inked a raft of program sales including factual entertainment packages to Discovery and Nat Geo’s international network of channels.

The company has sold Double Act Productions’ 11x1hour crime series Miami SWAT to Discovery for its feeds in France, Italy, Middle East and Africa, while Nat Geo has picked up 10x30mins Madventures, a travel series from Finnish indie Rabbit Films, for its French, Italian, Spanish, Latin American, Asian, Middle Eastern and Australian channel.

Meanwhile, Danish commercial broadcaster TV2 has acquired a package of 40 hours of programming including Ginger Productions’ 31x1hour series Jack Osbourne: No Limits, Prospect Pictures’ 6x1hour crime series My Holiday Hostage Hell and 8x1hour reality series Tool Academy. TV4 Sweden has also picked up 495 Productions’ Tool Academy as well as four series of VH1’s Hogan Knows Best.

Poland’s Polsat Café has acquired a 60 hour package following the Discop market that includes Tool Academy, My Holiday Hostage Hell and children’s series The Adventures of Brush Lee and Jackie Chain.

Endemol’s Dutch Crime Channel has acquired 16 episodes of Taggart and two seasons of Knapman Wyld’s East West 101 and French network AB Groupe has picked up season eight of Shed’s Bad Girls.