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Mumbai Railway journeys to global nets

British documentary series Mumbai Railway has been acquired by broadcasters around the world. Distributor DCD Rights has shopped BBC Productions-produced four-parter Mumbai Railway, in which four presenters explore the world’s busiest railway in India, to Viasat Explore and MTG World in Scandinavia, the Baltics, central and eastern Europe, Russia, CIS and sub-Saharan Africa; SBS in […]

CBBC orders Romanian talent format

CBBC has ordered Got What it Takes, a local version of Mom Made Me a Star, a musical talent format out of Romania. The format hails from Romania’s Media Factory and is repped by Tim Crescenti’s Small World IFT. UK kids channel CBBC has ordered a ten-episode local run. The format follows eight teenage singers […]

Liberty of London in pre-Cannes sales

DCD Rights’ doc series about a London department store has sold to broadcasters in Europe and Australasia. Liberty of London, which went out on Channel 4 in the UK, has gone to NRK in Norway, Viasat in Sweden, TV2 in Denmark, VPRO in the Netherlands, Foxtel in Australia and BBC Worldwide in New Zealand. Season […]

Oz, Nordic nets shop at Liberty of London

Australia’s Foxtel and Norway’s NRK have pre-bought new UK doc series Liberty of London, which premieres on Channel 4 tonight. The pair acquired the show from the UK’s DCD Rights, which has taken on worldwide distribution rights after its DCD Media stable mate Rize USA produced the 3x60mins show. Liberty of London goes behind the […]

Discovery US orders Memory Games special

Discovery’s Science Channel in the US has ordered a special about the USA Memory Championship. The one-hour show will be produced by Rize USA, which has inked a deal with the organisation that runs the event, giving exclusive behind the scenes access to the event. Rize is making the show with Man V. Food producer […]