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Sales round-up: PBS sends ‘Woodstock’ overseas; Gusto sells ‘Crate to Plate’

  PBS strikes raft of deals for Woodstock PBS International has sold a new documentary on Woodstock to international broadcasters including Germany/Austria’s NDR and Australia’s SBS. Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation – which is premiering at next month’s Tribeca Film Festival and marks the 50th anniversary of the iconic US music festival – has been […]

Broadcasters probe United States of Secrets

Eleven broadcasters have acquired new Frontline series United States of Secrets from PBS International. ZDF in Germany, SBS (Australia), NHK (Japan), NRK (Norway), RDI (Canada), Al Arabiya/MBC (Middle East), TVI (Portugal), TVN (Poland), SVT (Sweden), DR (Denmark) and PBS America have all bought the two-part show. The series looks into the US government’s surveillance programme, […]

PBS UK picks up raft of docs for Autumn schedule

The UK version of US public broadcasting service PBS has acquired a raft of docs for its Autumn grid. PBS America, which is a pay TV channel in the UK, has acquired almost 90 hours of new programming in all. From PBSi, the distribution arm of parent broadcaster PBS, the UK channel has taken shows […]

PBS America makes first third-party programme acquisitions

The international PBS channel has acquired a raft of documentaries from distributor Off the Fence, marking its first major deal for programming from outside the core PBS catalogue. The shows will go out on PBS America, the UK version of the US not-for-profit channel, which is run as a joint venture between David Lyons and […]