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MIPTV 2014: Passion renews exclusive Scripps deal

DVIGA_May14_00048Passion Distribution has renewed its exclusive distribution deal with Scripps Networks International.

The deal will see Passion head to the Croisette with more than 200 hours of new content, including twelve new series and nine returning series. Among the new shows are Food Network format Restaurant Express.

DIY Network’s Vanilla Ice Goes Amish and food competition show Cutthroat Kitchen are also in the Passion library.

Passion and Scripps first scored their output deal in 2010.

Passion, which is headed up by Sally Miles, is now part of the Tinopolis Group after being acquired in December 2012.