Broadcasters, Brunei, China (mainland), Indonesia, Japan, USA — 04/27/2012 12:08 AM

A+E Networks sells its docs to many Asian broadcasters

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Broadcasters in Asia Pacific (China, Japan, Indonesia and Brunei) have licensed a number of  Networks titles, including American Pickers, Big Shrimpin’, and Titanic’s Final Moments: Missing Pieces (pictured).

. In Japan, BS-TBS picked up “Ice Road Truckers”, Sukachan acquired “Titanic: 100 Years in 3D”, and Ginga Channel picked up a package of “Biography episodes”.

. Multiple deals were closed in China, with SMG’s ICS Channel picking up “Cities of the Underworld” and “Engineering an Empire”, among other titles. Phoenix Channel acquired “Coming Home”, “Swamp People” and “Titanic’s Final Moments: Missing Pieces”; while  Yuanchun acquired “America the Story of the US”, “Titanic Mystery Solved”, and “101 Gadgets that Changed the World”, among several others. CCTV picked up “Swamp People”, “How the Earth Was Made”, “Food Tech”, and “Inspector America”.

. Indonesia’s Kompas TV also purchased “Hidden Cities” and “Cities of the Underworld” and B Channel acquired a package of “Biography episodes”.

Brunei’s RTB picked up “Big Shrimpin’”, “Steven Seagal Lawman” and “Sniper: Deadliest Missions”.

“We are fortunate to work with some of the most successful brands and series coming out of the U.S. market,” said to Reascreen Marielle Zuccarelli, A+E Networks’ recently appointed managing director of international content distribution.

SOURCES: A+E Networks, Realscreen

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