eOne inks slew of post-MIPCOM deals

The Canadian producer and distributor inked international deals for multiple series including Call Me Fitz, Primeval: New World and Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (pictured).
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Entertainment One on Monday announced multiple deals inked for almost 400 hours of programming with foreign broadcasters following MIPCOM in early October.

Call Me Fitz was picked up by Sony SPE in Africa, Fox in Portugal and FX in Pan Asia, while Viaplay and Netflix in Scandanavia secured rights to Alberta-filmed Hell on Wheels.

French Canada’s Ztele picked up the upcoming sci-fi drama Primeval: New World, produce by Omni Film Productions. The series has already been sold into the U.S., France and Turkey, amongst other foreign territories.

Canal Vie grabbed SugarStars, the new Canuck series that premiered on Shaw Media’s Food Network this fall.

Zombie apocalyptic series The Walking Dead was picked up by online pay TV service Viaplay and Netflix in Scandanavia, Kadokawa in Japan, Fox in Norway and Finland, DR in Denmark, TV4 in Sweden, Prima TV in Czech Republic and 4+ in Sweden.

France’s M6 picked up two Luke Perry-starring Hallmark movies, Goodnight for Justice: Measure of a Man and Goodnight for Justice: Queen of Hearts, along with Whizbang Films’ CTV Original Movie Horses of McBride and rom-com Tom, Dick and Harriet.

In Russia, 2X2 picked up Todd and the Book of Pure Evil, from Aircraft Pictures, Corvid Pictures and Frantic Films, and CBC series Mr. D, produced by Topsail Entertainment, and Sony Turbo picked up marblemedia’s The Dating Guy and mystery series Femmes Fatales.

And in Scandanavia, Netflix secured rights to Haven, while Viaplay picked up Rookie Blue, which was also picked up by Prima TV in Czech Republic.

Elsewhere, Universal Channel in Romania/Bulgaria/Russia/CIS/Baltics picked up Reel Love, family movie 16 Love and It’s Christmas Carol.

And Universal Channel in Hungary, Czech, Slovakia, Balkans, Africa, Russia, CIS, Baltics, Poland and Romania secured rights to Deadliest Sea.