Comcast closes raft of E! series deals
Snoop Dogg, Playboy gals travel wellComcast International Media Group is raising its flag at MIPTV this year with an impressive slate of deals already inked for such E! titles as “Girls of the Playboy Mansion,” “Denise Richards: It’s Complicated” and “Snoop Dogg’s Father Hood,” according to Comcast senior vp Duccio Donati. Comcast owns E! Entertainment.
“Mansion” is with the Living Channel in the U.K., RTL in the Netherlands, SBS in Denmark, JIM TV in Belgium, ETC in the Philippines, MTV Networks in Poland and ZRT in Hungary.
“Pam: Girl on the Loose” has been picked up by Virgin 17 in France, MTV in Germany, JIM TV in Belgium, Viva Swiss in Switzerland, Puls4 in Austria, Musique Plus in Canada and Nova TV in the Czech Republic.
“Father Hood“ has been acquired by TV400 in Sweden, TV2 Zebra in Denmark, Yan TV in Vietnam, 8TV in Malaysia and Play TV in Poland.
“Victoria Silvstedt: My Perfect Life” debuts in France on NRJ 12 and Canal Jimmy as well as Sweden’s TV400. First developed for the international market, the series will premiere on E! in the U.S. in April.