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News brief: Russian nets bag TVF factual

Inside Buckingham Palace 2Russian networks have bought factual programming from UK-based TVF International.

Digital TV acquired a package including Channel 5’s Inside Buckingham Palace (pictured), David Attenborough-narrated Wild City: Singapore and BBC/RTÉ coproduction Columbanus: The Monk Who United Europe.

Stream TV acquired Rescue Vet, which was for Animal Planet, while St. Petersburg-based First HDTV acquired the PBS-commissioned The Mystery of Matter. Travel + Adventure Channel acquired a package including CICC’s Secret China.