Korean webs grab Granada goods

Cabler On Media acquires slew of reality skeins

Granada Intl., the international program sales arm of U.K. TV production and distribution company Granada, has struck a slew of deals with Korean cable and terrestrial nets.

Cabler On Media acquired factual entertainment programming including Granada America’s “Nanny 911,” “Marriage 911,” “Hell’s Kitchen” and “Celebrity Fit Club,” plus miniseries “Dr. Zhivago” and Granada America’s Hollywood TV movie “Brave New Girl.”

Joongang Cable, another of Korea’s foremost cable networks, picked up detective programming including “Inspector Morse,” “Cadfael” starring Derek Jacobi, and “Agatha Christie’s Poirot.”

Korean state broadcaster KBS acquired science doc “Owning the Weather.”

Other local producers and distribs picked up “Deeble & Stone” wildlife docs, thriller “Night of the Fox” (both went to A9 Entertainment), preschool animation series “Pocoyo” (Miracle Entertainment) and a raft of classic movies (Educational Broadcasting System).

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