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Passion cuts pre-NATPE CEE deals

Unreported-World---Jamaica's-Underground-GaysPassion Distribution has struck a number of deals with broadcasters in Central and Eastern Europe ahead of next week’s CEE-focused NATPE event in Prague.

In Poland, free-to-air broadcaster TVN has picked up a package of shows including a trio of home and makeover titles from the Scripps catalogue, which passion represents. Hot Beach Houses, Amazing Water Homes and Cousins Undercover originally aired on Scripps’ HGTV in the US.

TVN also acquired the latest season of UK-produced current affairs series Unreported World (pictured).

AMC-owned channel operator Chello bought a package of shows from Passion for its channels in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. Titles include Pioneer Productions biopic How Steve Jobs Changed the World and Mentorn Media’s Earth Shocks: Megavolcano.

Czech broadcaster Prima picked up Scripps’ holiday series When Vacations Attack.

NATPE Europe runs from June 23-26.