Deals Round-Up: Smithsonian Channel, Travel Channel, Turner Latin America

Variety | 1/29/2020 | Tim Dams
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The hybrid history and behind-the-scenes series is produced by All3Media group’s Lion Television.

The 8 x 60-minute “Inside the Tower of London” explores 1,000 years of history as well as modern life at one of Britain’s oldest landmarks, from its royal connections to its iconic Beefeaters.

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David Royle, EVP and chief programming officer at Smithsonian Networks, said: “Inside the Tower of London presents a definitive look inside this historic royal fortress, combining compelling stories of its haunting past with a fascinating look at how it operates today.”

Maria Ishak, SVP of sales, North America at All3Media International, commented: “This series brings a unique perspective and fresh approach that today’s international broadcasters – and viewers – are looking for in factual programming.”

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Travel Channel in the US has bought the rights to three paranormal series from Kew Media Distribution.

Our House Media’s “My Paranormal Nightmare” focuses on stories of people experiencing terrifying hauntings during their childhood.

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Travel Channel has also acquired second seasons of Bristow Global Media’s “Paranormal 911,” which follows paranormal encounters witnessed by the emergency services, and “Haunted Hospitals,” about paranormal activities inside hospitals, nursing homes and morgues.

In addition, Blue Ant Media in Canada has signed deals for “My Paranormal Nightmare” and OHM’s “Mutant Weather,” a look at how weather patterns are changing. Foxtel in Australia and New Zealand as well as Sky...
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