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Factual sales for Tricon

Canada’s Tricon Films & Television has sold more than 100 hours of factual and documentary content.

IDDI 5Among the sales, ZDF in Germany and SBS’s Australian arts channel Studio have bought the 11x60mins Metal Evolution, with the latter also buying 2x60mins Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage, which is about the titular cult rock band and one-hour doc The Rep, which explores repertory cinema.

Foxtel’s Crime & Investigation has bought I Didn’t Do It (left), a 7x60mins series about stories of wrongful convictions for Australia, New Zealand and Spain, along with AETN in Asia and RTL Crime in the Netherlands.

RSI has bought one-hour doc Abandon Ship for Italian-speaking Switzerland, as has Planete+ for France. The doc recounts events of capsized ship in Brazil.

Mark It, a 12x30mins series about how new media is influencing TV advertising, has gone to i Cable in Hong Kong, Lens Media in China and Naxos in Korea.

Zoo Clues, a 26x30mins series that answers questions about the animal kingdom, has gone to Discovery in Asia and Russia’s Studio U7, with the latter channel also buying On the Spot, a 27x30mins series that challenges members of the public to trivia games.

China’s CCTV and BJTV China-owned Doc Channel and Mexico’s Once TV also acquired programme packages.