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Cineflix Rights makes Crime and Investigation sales with broadcasters worldwide

Aug 06, 2019

Cineflix Rights has closed deals with broadcasters around the world for multiple titles from its market-leading Crime and Investigation slate.

Foxtel Australia and TF1 France have bought Deadly Deception (6x60’, Cineflix Productions for Investigation Discovery US), which presents chilling, real-life stories of everyday reunions that end in murder.

Homicide: Hours to Kill (Season 2, 26x60’, Cineflix Productions for A+E Networks UK), which follows investigators as they piece together events during the final 24 hours of a victim’s life to solve a crime, has been sold to Foxtel Australia, A+E Networks Germany’s recently launched Crime + Investigation channel, and Bell Media Canada. TV4 Sweden has bought Season 1 of the series.

Foxtel Australia, A+E Networks Germany’s Crime + Investigation channel, RTL Germany’s NITRO channel, and Crime & Investigation Network Iberia have acquired Secrets of the Morgue (Season 2, 13x60’, Cineflix Productions for A+E Networks UK), which explores high-profile murder cases from the perspective of the medical examiner.

Ted Bundy: Serial Monster (4x60’, Hoff Productions for Reelz US) has been bought by A+E Networks Asia, DirecTV Latin America, Crime & Investigation Network Iberia, UKTV, and A+E Networks Germany’s Crime + Investigation channel.

TV4 Sweden and RTL Germany’s NITRO channel have acquired Children of the Snow (4x60’, Cineflix Productions for Investigation Discovery US), which investigates four murders which sparked the biggest manhunt in US history.

RMC Découverte has bought Unusual Suspects (Seasons 5-8, 52x60’, LMNO Productions for Investigation Discovery US), which showcases some of the most baffling and challenging investigations in modern law enforcement.

White Boy (1x90’, Transition Studios for Starz US), the feature-length documentary telling the remarkable story of the urban legend known as ‘White Boy Rick’ who became the youngest FBI informant ever, has been sold to RTL Germany’s NITRO channel, Planète France, Foxtel Australia, and DirecTV Latin America.

The deals with Foxtel Australia and A+E Networks Asia were closed by Chris Bluett, SVP, Sales, Asia Pacific and Benelux; the deals with TF1 France, DirecTV Latin America, Crime & Investigation Network Iberia, Planète France, and RMC Découverte were closed by Sabrina Ayala, SVP, Sales, France, Italy, Iberia, and Latin America; the deals with A&E Germany, RTL Germany, and Bell Media Canada were closed by Lucinda Gergley-Garner, SVP, Sales, North America and German Speaking Territories; and the deals with TV4 Sweden and UKTV were closed by Sandra Piha, SVP, Sales, Pan-Regional, UK, Eire, and Scandinavia.

Chris Bonney, CEO Rights, Cineflix Media said: “Crime and Investigation is a key component of our content portfolio—this genre is continuously in demand from buyers worldwide and we’re constantly refreshing our catalogue with new true crime titles. I’m really pleased to see these latest shows performing well with international broadcasters.”

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For more information, contact Mark Ogle at OH Communications (for Cineflix Rights):
mark@ohcommunications.co.uk / +44 (0) 7789 981561

About Cineflix Rights
Cineflix Rights is the UK’s largest independent TV content distributor, providing premium programming from leading international producers to more than 500 broadcasters and platforms worldwide. Our diverse catalogue spans the full range of factual genres, as well as scripted series and formats. Established in 2002, Cineflix Rights is based in London and part of the Cineflix Media group of companies.

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