Zodiak Rights secures over 50 hours of programming deals in Oz and NZ
Louise Duffy ©RapidTVNews | 25-11-2011 Zodiak Rights, the international division of Zodiak Media Group, has secured sales deals with major broadcasters in Australia and New Zealand for over 50 hours of programming.
In Australia, Network Ten has picked up the new series of Food Hospital (8x60min), produced for Channel 4 (UK) by betty. This new show examines the science behind using food as medicine.
MTV New Zealand has acquired series 4 of the factual entertainment Rude Tube (12x30min) which celebrates the most entertaining and popular clips from the internet, categorised by entertainment value and popularity. This new series includes some new categories such as the funniest viral campaigns, daredevil stunts, record breakers, best lip syncs and animal magic.
Also in New Zealand, Seven Network’s digital channel, 7Mate, has acquired over 35 hours of programming from Zodiak Rights’ catalogue.
Network Nine Australia and TVNZ recently acquired the exclusive access documentary Michael Jackson and The Doctor: A Fatal Friendship. Produced by October Films and what’s it all about? productions, this documentary explores the relationship between the King of Pop and his personal physician.