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Monster Sells Planet Rock Profiles To Biography UK
06 Aug 2004 :


Dublin based distribution company, Monster Distributes, has just completed a deal with The Biography Channel UK for a large number of episodes of its music documentary series, Planet Rock Profiles.

The episodes include interviews with Beyonce,

Air, Moby and Macy Gray. This is Biography’s third Planet Rock Profile deal in the past year. The episodes will be broadcast in primetime and will be a major feature of their Music Month in October.

Louise Dillon, Acquisitions Manager, TBC said, "Planet Rock Profiles are an important part of The Biography Channel’s schedule and it’s great to have stars such as Beyonce and the Chili Peppers to broaden the appeal of the Channel.”

Planet Rock is the world’s leading series of biographies of celebrity musicians, including artists such as Kylie Minogue, Sting, REM, Coldplay, Sting and Tom Jones. Planet Rock is ITV’s longest-running commissioned series for their late evening schedule and there will be 100 episodes available at MIPCOM. Broadcasting in 124 countries and on 46 airlines, including recent sales to Canal Jimmy, Absat, eBismedia and Eurochannel. Much more information is available on its award-winning website, www.planetrock.net .

The Biography Channel broadcasts on Sky channel 229 and on cable to over 8.1 million households throughout the UK and Ireland. To find out more about the channel and its range of programmes visit our website www.thebiographychannel.co.uk

Monster Distributes is an international distribution company with a catalogue of unique and award-winning programming including animated series Antenna Adventures, Jungle Beat, Kids’ Ten Commandments (just sold to ITV and KIKA Germany) and Hermie and Friends, all of which will be launching at MIPCOM Junior in October, new Christmas special, Once Upon a Stable, where one night, a handful of animals in a stable see a strange star in the sky and hear that their town is to be visited by a king. All efforts and attentions are focused on how to impress the king when he arrives, so much so that they barely notice the human couple who have come to stay the night, feature-length animation, The Legend of the Sky Kingdom, where three children make a daring escape from the underground city in which they are slaves of the Evil Emperor and go in search of the fabled Sky Kingdom and the great Prince Arielthe, Oscar-winning short Harvie Krumpet, pre-school animated series Why?, documentaries Bruce Lee: A Warrior’s Journey and Bruce Lee: The Lost Interview, documentary series, The Jesus Effect and a variety of award-winning documentaries and animated specials.

More information on Monster and its catalogue is on www.monsterdistributes.com.

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