Fremantle inks deal with Thom Beers

FremantleMedia has inked a deal with Thom Beers’ Original Productions to distribute five of its hit factual entertainment series internationally.

The distributor will sell Verminators, America’s Ports, LA Hard Hats, 1000 Ways To Die and Black Gold outside of North America.

The deal follows the international success of a number of Beers’ other shows such as The History Channel’s Ice Road Truckers, which has been a massive worldwide success, as well as The Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch.

Verminators is his latest project for The Discovery Channel, which follows an elite team of pest busters. America’s Ports and LA Hard Hats both air on Nat Geo, oil docuseries Black Gold airs on truTV, while 1000 Ways To Die airs on youth skewing net Spike TV.