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News brief: Movie Net, Globosat buy Rock Icons

Rock IconsThe Movie Network and Movie Central in Canada and Brazil’s Globosat are among buyers of Tricon Films & Television-distributed factual series Rock Icons.

Tricon has sold more than 120 hours after MIPCOM, with Globosat also taking Mars & Venus Today, and Discovery Networks Latin America taking Extraordinary Medicine and Discovery Networks Poland buying documentary Abandon Ship.

Foxtel in Australia has acquired Sistema Revolution, while the pay TV firm’s compatriot, SBS, is among others buyers, whom also include NTV in Japan, NC+ in Poland, Alhurra in the Middle East and IRIB in Iran.