'Fat Family Rescue' and 'Ambush Make Under' to be Licensed Internationally for First Time
CANNES, FRANCE – OCTOBER 7, 2012 – (Virtual Press Office) -- Veria Living Worldwide (www.verialiving.com/programsales), a multiplatform media company devoted to showcasing healthy lifestyle and wellness programming, will be offering rights to the formats Fat Family Rescue and Ambush Make Under to international broadcasters for the first time at MIPCOM (Palais de Festivals - Stand #G3.07). The announcement was made today in Cannes by Raymond Donahue, Senior VP and Head of Program Sales, Veria Living Worldwide.
Noted Mr. Donahue, "Both of these original formats were developed by two of the global television community's most talented and prolific production entities – Nancy Glass Productions and Banyan Productions. As a result, broadcasters will find these formats provide a built-in magnet to attract key demographic audiences for both daytime and primetime viewing."
The formats, which have already been greenlit as pilots for the Veria Living network in the U.S., include:
- Fat Family Rescue (working title)(one-hour pilot, plus 12 hours) – A heartwarming show which looks to help families plagued by obesity and inactivity by transforming their lives both physically and emotionally. Series is produced by Nancy Glass Productions (A&E's Fix This Yard, We TV's Staten Island Cakes and DIY's Money Hunters).
- Ambush Make Under (working title)(one-hour pilot, plus 12 hours) – This program strips away the excess and reveals the simple, natural beauty inside every woman. Series produced by Banyan Productions (Fox's Ambush Makeover, Discovery's Home Matters and TLC's Trading Spaces).
About Veria Living Worldwide:
Veria Living Worldwide represents one of the largest catalogs of first-run, original healthy lifestyle and wellness programming, which connect viewers in a contemporary and accessible manner to the benefits and joys of living a healthy lifestyle.
With wholly-owned offices across the globe – London, Middle East, Hong Kong, Dubai, Africa and India – the company's team of senior executives partner with its clients to deliver a level of personalized service based on in-depth knowledge of both the broadcaster and region.
Veria Living Worldwide is a division of Veria Living, a leading media company devoted to showcasing wellness programming and related content. Headquartered in New York, the privately-held company is spearheaded by its forward-thinking 24-hour Veria Living linear channel and its digital distribution platform.
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