News brief: Tricon racks up Aussie sales

Canada-based distributor Tricon has sold several of its shows into Australia. Pay TV group Foxtel has bought a factual package that includes filmmaking doc series Reelside, aircraft restoration series The Restorers, and Independence USA, about a family seeking to live off the grid. In other Australian sales, NITV, the SBS-managed net for indigenous viewers, picked […]

News brief: JimJam goes wild with Big Media series

Multi-regional children’s channel JimJam has acquired My Animal Friends, a 26x13mins from US-headquartered producer-distributor Big Media. Chello Zone-owned JimJam has also ordered a new 26x13mins season, which is in production and will launch at MIPTV. My Animal Friends has sold to SBS affiliate NITV in Australia, Brunstad in Norway and TBS in Thailand. Elsewhere, Discovery […]