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Mumbai Railway journeys to global nets

DCD Rights - Mumbai RailwayBritish documentary series Mumbai Railway has been acquired by broadcasters around the world.

Distributor DCD Rights has shopped BBC Productions-produced four-parter Mumbai Railway, in which four presenters explore the world’s busiest railway in India, to Viasat Explore and MTG World in Scandinavia, the Baltics, central and eastern Europe, Russia, CIS and sub-Saharan Africa; SBS in Australia; Living TV in New Zealand; RTL in the Netherlands; and Prima TV in Czech Republic. Discovery Networks Asia and BBC Global News have already picked up the BBC Two series.

DCD Rights, the sales arm of UK indie DCD Media, is heading to NATPE in Miami later this month with Mumbai Railway and The World’s Most Famous Train, a new one-hour special from sister firm Rize USA for Channel 4. Australia’s Foxtel is already a prebuyer.

Other new titles include 3x60mins Empire of the Tsars: Romanov Russia with Lucy Worsley, a BBC Productions show for BBC Four; one-hour Channel 4 special Million Pound Motors; and Great Divide Pictures-produced PBS effort Heart of the World: Colorado’s Great National Parks.