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29 Jan 2020

KEW MEDIA DISTRIBUTION SECURES GLOBAL SALES FOR KEW MEDIA GROUP’S NON-FICTION TITLES

Leading global distributor Kew Media Distribution, announces today that it has secured an important raft of international sales for Kew Media Group partner companies’ thrilling non-fiction titles.

The just-inked deals include Travel Channel in the USA who have secured rights to three new non-fiction series; Our House Media’s (OHM) My Paranormal Nightmare (10 x 60’), the extraordinary stories of people experiencing terrifying hauntings during their childhood, as well as Season 2 of KEW’s BGM’s Paranormal 911 (10 x 60’), following the paranormal encounters witnessed by the emergency services, and also Season 2 of BGM’s Haunted Hospitals (13 x 60’), telling chilling stories of paranormal activities inside hospitals, nursing homes and morgues, for US only.

High Maintenance (8 x 60’), from Frantic Films, focuses on the maintenance of engineering megastructures, rather than their construction. The series is an original Canadian production for Blue Ant Media's Smithsonian Channel Canada and has also has been picked up by Azerbaijan Public TV & Radio Broadcast Company in Azerbaijan, and FTV Prima in Czech Republic.

In addition, Blue Ant Media in Canada has signed deals for My Paranormal Nightmare and OHM’s Mutant Weather (10 x 60’), a dramatic look at how weather patterns are changing and threatening life on our planet, and Foxtel in Australia and New Zealand as well as Sky in the UK have confirmed deals for Murder in Amish Country (6 x 60’), also from OHM Productions, featuring some of the most extraordinary and challenging murder cases in America’s Amish community.

Further deals signed by Kew Media Distribution ahead of Realscreen Summit include My Paranormal Nightmare to FTV Prima, Czech Republic and Kino Polska, Poland; and Mutant Weather to Viasat World, Europe, Discovery, Middle East, Canal Plus, France and French speaking Africa and National Geographic in Australia.

Deals have also been signed for Season 1 and 2 of Paranormal 911 on Foxtel, Australia and New Zealand, and Season 1 has been sold to Celestial Tiger Entertainment in Brunei, Cambodia (Kampuchea), East Timor, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Discovery UK and Discovery in Germany.
Haunted Hospitals Seasons 1 and 2 has been sold to Foxtel, Australia and New Zealand, Kino Polska, Poland, TV JOJ in Czech Republic and Slovakia and Canal Plus, France and French speaking Africa. Discovery in Germany, Discovery in the UK, Viacom, Lat Am and Scandinavia and Celestial Tiger Entertainment in Brunei, Cambodia (Kampuchea), East Timor, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam have all signed deals for Season 1.

Kew Media Distribution’s EVP of Sales, Jonathan Ford comments, “Kew Media Distribution has unrivalled access to the best non-fiction programming on the market, thanks to its close relationship with Kew Media Group’s acclaimed partner companies, including OHM, Frantic Films and BGM. We are delighted to announce this latest raft of non-fiction sales which demonstrates, not only the high-quality of the overall KMG offering, but the relevance of its non-fiction programming to viewers worldwide.”

For further information contact:
Debbie Lawrence
The Lippin Company
Email: dlawrence@lippingroup.com
Tel: +44 (0) 7771 850580

About Kew Media Distribution
Kew Media Distribution, part of Kew Media Group, distributes a diverse catalogue of film, television and digital
assets to broadcasters and viewing platforms across the world. Kew Media Distribution manages international
rights to an extensive library of content, including major drama series, non-fiction entertainment, special event
programming, kids’ series, TV movies and mini-series. For more information, please visit the Company’s website
at www.kewmedia.com.