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Target inks Australial deals

Target Entertainment has sold a raft of drama and factual programming to Australian broadcasters.

The distributor has sold hit reality show Rock of Love, which features Poison frontman Bret Michaels looking for love, to Network Ten as well as a number of 30 hour packages.

It has sold a drama package to Hallmark Channel Australia, which includes Daybreak Pictures’ The Trial of Tony Blair, Hat Trick’s Bike Squad and SMG Productions’ Rebus.

Separately, pay TV broadcaster Foxtel has acquired a 30 hour package of documentaries.

It has pre-sold Rabbit Films’ entertainment series The Dudesons to XYZ Networks’ owned Channel V and New Zealand’s C4.

New Zealand’s Sky TV NZ has also picked up Twofour’s Exposed: Life Through A Lens and Sixth Sense with Colin Fry.  

Target has closed a number of home entertainment deals. Shock Entertainment has taken DVD rights to a range of 51 Minds’ titles including Flavor of Love and Rock of Love, while Rialto Distribution has taken DVD rights to shows including Scarlet TV’s Diana’s Last Days, Giant Films’ Cop Cars and Superstars and Tiger Aspect doc Future Fighting Machines.