Discovery, NPO & AMC Networks strike deals for Passion programming

Into The Congo With Ben Fogle (Source: Passion)

Discovery, NPO in the Netherlands and AMC Networks Southern Europe are among buyers of factual shows from Passion Distribution, including Into The Congo With Ben Fogle.

The show, which first aired on Warner Bros. Discovery’s Channel 5 in the UK, is produced by Mentorn Media and has been sold to NPO, RTBF and VRT in Belgium, AMC Networks Southern Europe and Ananey in Israel.

Viasat has also struck a pan-Europe deal for the docuseries and acquired documentary Unity House Productions’ Churchill’s Forgotten War and Coastguard: Search and Rescue S.O.S from Middlechild Productions, which is currently airing its second series on Channel 5.

Discovery, meanwhile, has picked up Car Pound Cops S3 and Find it, Fix it, Flog it S5 for audiences in Benelux, and Traffic Cops S12 for the Netherlands.

Passion has also struck a deal with CBS Reality (EMEA) for over 80 hours of programming, including Cold Justice, while DPG in Belgium has added the latest season of Traffic Cops to its slate.

Deals outside of Europe include the 13th season of Mentorn’s Traffic Cops being sold Sky in New Zealand and SBS in Australia adding Stacey Dooley: Inside the Undertakers and the second season of Stacey Dooley Sleeps Over USA.

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