ARTE1 in Brazil has acquired a line-up of high-end, arts programming including Lennon’s Last Weekend, The Oratorio, Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards, Agatha Christie: 100 Years of Poirot and Miss Marple, What Was Virginia Woolf Afraid Of?, Margaret Atwood: A Word After A Word After A Word is Power and The Cavern Club: The Beat Goes On. Aquarius has picked upThe Fire Within: A Requiem for Katia and Maurice Krafft and Heroes of the Planet for Brazil; while A&E Networks Latin America has acquired Hitler’s Secret Sex Life and Closing Gambit: 1978 Korchnoi Versus Karpov and The Kremlin for its feed throughout Latin America.
Paramount has bought rights across the region for a number of leading true crime titles including Unmasking A Killer, Inside Evil S1 & S2, Ivan Milat: Buried Secrets, In The Cold Dark Night andLast Man Standing: Suge Knight and the Murders of Biggie & Tupac. DirectTV has acquired 30 Greatest Moments: Adele and Titans of Tech for Latin America.
Programmes focusing on iconic women, Quant and This is Joan Collins, have been picked up by ¡HOLA! TV for Latin America and Escape From Kabul has been acquired for HBO and HBO Max in the region.
Laura Masson, Sales Director at AMR, comments, “The depth and breadth of our continually growing catalogue means that we have highly-produced, authentic and compelling content that works for all types of platforms in many countries around the world. We are delighted to have secured sales for these absorbing factual titles throughout the Latin American region.”