Fremantle Finalises Global Distribution Deals for Unscripted Content Lineup
Leading networks and platforms pick up Coco Chanel: Unbuttoned, House of Kardashian and Whale with Steve Backshall. By: Wee Yan Ling
CANNES, 18 OCTOBER 2023 - Global producer and distributor Fremantle has announced a host of international deals from its ambitious and diverse non-scripted slate, including Coco Chanel: Unbuttoned, House of Kardashian, and Whale with Steve Backshall. The combined sales will roll out across 68 territories.
Coco Chanel: Unbuttoned from WhyNow Studios recently launched on BBC Two in the UK and features the truly radical story of Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel, the woman who turned fashion on its head. The chic and provocative documentary is scheduled for release on Movistar Plus+ (Spain), DokuTV (Former Yugoslavia and Albania), BBC (MENA), RTP (Portugal), NOVA (Greece), CANAL+ (Poland), and Now TV (Hong Kong, Macau).
"The stylish and daring documentary is set to premiere on Movistar Plus+ (Spain), DokuTV (Former Yugoslavia and Albania), BBC (MENA), RTP (Portugal), NOVA (Greece), CANAL+ (Poland), and Now TV (Hong Kong, Macau)."
Featuring insights from leading scientists and conservationists, along with direct encounters with whales, dolphins, and porpoises, 'Whale with Steve Backshall' is set to go international following its initial broadcast on Sky Nature (UK) later this year. This premium natural history series will debut on BBC (MENA), DokuTV (Former Yugoslavia and Albania), CANAL+ (Poland), TVI (Portugal), and Movistar Plus+ (Spain).
Jens Richter CEO, Commercial and International at Fremantle said: “These latest high-end documentaries from world class producers, offer broadcast partners and viewers insights into fascinating personalities, provocative stories, and unique discoveries. We are proud to represent ambitious programming and these sales reaffirm the commercial appeal of our expansive non-scripted slate. It is a pleasure to work closely with our buyers to bring these captivating documentaries to audiences around the world”.
Fremantle holds the global distribution for Coco Chanel: Unbuttoned and Whale with Steve Backshall. Fremantle possesses the global rights for House of Kardashian outside of the U.S.
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