Italy's RAISAT, NBC Global Channels Find 'Sanctuary'


International distributor Tricon Films & Television unveils multi-territory sales for the Syfy series that stars Amanda Tapping.

TORONTO – Italy’s RAISAT channel has picked up the free TV rights to the first three seasons of Syfy’s Sanctuary from international distributor Tricon Films & Television.

Tricon also sold the first three seasons of the Amanda Tapping-starring sci-fi series to T-Cast in Korea, while VBC in Vietnam licensed the free TV rights for seasons one to four, which is now in production.

Tricon also sold seasons 3 and 4 to NBC Universal’s Syfy Global Channels in Iberia, Benelux, Greece/Cyprus, Russia, Asia and Latin America, and AXN Central and Eastern Europe.

And NBC’s Steel Channel Italy, TV3 Russia, ABC2 Australia and YES DBS Satellite Israel acquired the third season of Sanctuary, which also airs on the Space cable channel in Canada.