News brief: Timber Kings falls in France

Timber Kings group photoFrench channel RMC Decouverte has acquired titles including Timber Kings and Dynamo: Magician Impossible from UK-based Passion Distribution.

The DTT net has also taken So You Think You’d Survive, while rival French nets Voyage and Planete A&E have also acquired new factual fare.

Italy’s De Agonstini has bought shows such as World’s Angriest and Angry Britain, with the former also going to Poland’s TVN as part of an agreement also including Traffic Cops and An Idiot Abroad.

Meanwhile, Charlie Luxton’s Homes by the Sea has gone to SBS Discovery in Norway, TV2 in Denmark and Canada’s Blue Ant Media, while Japan’s Nippon TV bought Strangest Weather on Earth.