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BBC Scotland orders ‘fish-out-of-water’ Oz vet series

BBC Scotland has commissioned a new obs-doc series from Australian factual prodco WildBear Entertainment, following a pair of Scottish vets working to help animals in Oz. The 12 x 30-minute series Scottish Vets Down Under centres on Dr Chris Allison and Dr Mike Whiteford, who have travelled to the bushlands of Bendigo in the Australian […]

France 5, Discovery strike WildBear deals

France 5 and Discovery India are among broadcasters to have struck coproduction and pre-sale deals for programming from Australian producer WildBear Entertainment. The deals, struck through development and production consultancy Wild Thring Media, include France 5 pre-buying Tribal Life: Papua New Guinea (4 x 60 minutes), which explores diverse tribal cultures that have flourished in […]

Distribution round-up: DRG acquires WildBear slate; Dynamic hails ‘Vagrant Queen’

Distributor DRG has acquired a slate of historical titles from Australia’s WildBear Entertainment. The deal, which covers 16 hours, was negotiated by Wild Thring Media, who also secured the lead broadcaster for each title. Included in the slate is A Royal Tour of the 20th Century (4 x 60 minutes), which was commissioned by AB Droits […]

DRG snaps up Snake Boss from WildBear

UK-based distributor DRG has acquired rights to Australian wildlife series Snake Boss from WildBear Entertainment. The deal is for two seasons of the show, each comprising 10x30mins runs, with second window rights for season one and full rights (excluding Australia) for season two. Snake Boss, from WildBear and Flickchicks, follows former pastry chef and mother […]