The Harpers go Hispanic..

..with a fiesta of programme sales post-MIPCOM 2008

London 12, December 2008. Award-winning production and distribution company DLT Entertainment is celebrating today as they close a number of sales with Latin America and other territories, following a successful MIPCOM.

DLT Entertainment has sold My Family starring Robert Lindsay and Zoe Wannamaker, to BBC Entertainment Latin America, as the My Family brand continues its success across the globe.

Further sales to Latin American channel, Tycoon, in Mexico include Picturing Mary and The Face. Picturing Mary looks at the different ways in which the Virgin Mary has been an inspiration over the past 2,000 years, through various forms, such as art, poetry and music. It is filmed in HD and narrated by actress Jane Seymour (Dr Quinn Medicine Woman, Wedding Crashers). The programme has previously sold to the U.S., Russia, New Zealand, Korea, Italy and Iceland.

The Face is a documentary tracing the different ways in which Jesus Christ has been represented around the world. The programme is an unprecedented journey through art from the early third century to the present. Previous sales of The Face have been to the U.S., Australia, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Korea, Taiwan, Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia.

Don Taffner Jr, President of DLT Entertainment, said today; “It’s fantastic news that DLT Entertainment has secured such an eclectic mix of international sales. It is also exciting to see how My Family will translate to a Latin American audience.”

DLT Entertainment has also sold Animated Classics to Serbia. The beautifully crafted specials feature classic tales from literature, transformed into animation and have been sold to broadcasters from around the world. The dramatisation of Chicken Soup for the Soul, based on the world famous books by Jack Canfield, has also sold to Indonesia.

For further information please contact:
Elena Kemp at Premier PR
Tel + 44 (0) 20 7292 8331 Fax +44 (0) 20 7734 2024
Email: elena.kemp@premierpr.com

About DLT Entertainment
With offices in London, New York and Los Angeles, DLT Entertainment Ltd. is engaged in every aspect of television distribution and production around the world, as well as stage production in the US and in the UK.

Founded in 1963 as a distribution company by Don Taffner Senior, the company added television production to its portfolio in 1977. DLT Entertainment has enjoyed terrific success over the last forty plus years with legendary hits including the multiple award-winning sitcom My Family, As Time Goes By, Three’s Company, Too Close For Comfort and Meet My Folks. In addition DLT has built a reputation as a leading distribution company with classics such as The Benny Hill Show, The World at War, The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin, Chicken Soup for the Soul, Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood and The Russ Abbot Show.

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