Electus inks int’l deal with Discovery

Content pact covers 105 countries

Ben Silverman’s Electus studio said Tuesday its international arm has inked a multi-title deal with Discovery Networks in Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa for four unscripted titles, “American Digger,” “Fashion Star,” “Flip Men” and “Mob Wives: Chicago.”

Series will broadcast in 105 countries starting in January on Discovery Channel and TLC.

John Pollak, Electus International prexy, said the company is ” excited to continue our relationship with Discovery Europe, as we stay committed to bringing diverse and compelling stories and characters to audiences around the world.”

Paul Welling, senior VP and head of channels for Discovery CEEMEA, said, “With a proven track record for delivering compelling series and attracting fresh talent, Electus is a natural partner for Discovery Networks and we look forward to furthering our already-strong relationship in the future.”

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