72 Hours


News brief: South African net bags Electus shows

South African pay TV operator M-Net has acquired 75 hours of US cable programming from IAC-owned LA studio Electus. The deal hands M-Net David Blaine: Real or Magic, Bet on Your Baby seasons one and two, Food Fighters, The Hero, 72 Hours, Mob Wives Chicago, Big Ang, Miami Monkey, G-Thing and The 3. “Sharing similar […]

News brief: Fox International buys Electus package

Fox International Channels has acquired a package of programming from IAC-backed producer and distributor Electus that it will put out on its services in the Middle East. The programming deal covers thirty hours of content. Titles include Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson reality series The Hero and reality survival series 72 Hours (pictured). The shows will […]

Electus cuts programming deal with Sony channels

Producer and distributor Electus has cut a programming deal with Sony and a raft of its shows will play on Sony Pictures Television’s channels in the CIS region and the Baltics. The distribution deal with SPT Networks Russia covers over 60 hours of Electus content. Specific titles include season one of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s […]

Electus promotes Farrokh, sells 150 hours

Ben Silverman’s studio Electus has promoted international sales executive Cyrus Farrokh to VP, distribution, and concurrently sold 150 hours to broadcasters across Asia Pacific. Former Shine International exec Farrokh joined Electus in May last year as executive director of international distribution and production, a role that handed in sales responsibilities in France, Italy and Asia […]

News brief: TNT ups unscripted exec

Turner-owned US cable channel TNT has upped Rachel Brill to VP, unscripted programming for TNT Originals. She was previously director of unscripted development for TNT. She’s based in LA and reports into David Eilenberg, senior VP, unscripted development. Brill joined the network in 2011 and has since developed several series, including new show The Hero, […]