Rive Gauche banks Asia TV deals

TV distributor pacts for reality shows

L.A.-based TV distributor Rive Gauche Entertainment has struck a series of deals across Asia for its reality and documentary skeins.

Singapore pubcaster MediaCorp acquired “Video Zonkers” season one, “Real Strange,” “Whacked Out Sports” seasons one and two and “Is That a Nail in Your Head?”

Pan-regional broadcaster AXN acquired “Video Zonkers” season two.

Buyers from China were also active. Leland Ling acquired “Sports Disasters” seasons two through six, “Outrageous Home Videos” and “Anatomy of a Giant,” while Henry Advertising acquired “Dino Lab.”

Indonesia’s Trans TV acquired “Great Streets,” “Sports Disasters” seasons two through five, “Ultimate Ten” and “World’s Most.”

Another Indonesian company, PT Cakrawala, acquired “King of Crash,” “Sports Disasters” season six, “Ultimate Ten,” “World’s Most Dangerous Sports Events,” “What Were They Thinking?” and “When Good Times Go Bad.”

Rive Gauche, which represents several network TV producers from the U.S., has a portfolio of some 80 films and 3,000 hours of reality and documentary programming, which it has licensed in 130 countries.

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