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BBC3 youth-skewing factual travels

Stacey Dooley: Face to Face with the Arms Dealers has found a number of buyers

A slate of youth-skewing factual content that originally aired on online-only UK channel BBC3 has been shopped around the world by distributor Banijay Rights.

Porn Laid Bare (3×60’), which goes behind the scenes of the adult entertainment industry, was produced by The Connected Set for BBC3 and has been sold to international broadcasters including Cielo TV in Italy, Kanal 2 in Estonia, Polsat in Poland, SBS in Australia, YLE in Finland, OUTtv in Canada and TV2 in Norway.

Meanwhile, 1×60’ Zig Zag Productions film Stacey Dooley: Face to Face with the Arms Dealers has been picked up by SBS, SVT in Sweden, YLE, NRK in Norway, DR in Denmark, Canal+ Dokument in Poland and BBC Brit for Africa, as well as RTL in Luxembourg and the Netherlands.

Banijay Rights has sold season one (3×30’) and the forthcoming season two (6×30’) of Young & Pretty Minted, produced by Welsh studio Wales & Co for BBC3 and BBC1, to TV2 in Denmark and TVN in Poland.

Abused By My Girlfriend (1×60’), from Century Films, will now air on DR in Denmark, Nine Network in Australia, RTL in Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, NRK in Norway, RTS in Switzerland, Discovery in Denmark, Finland and Sweden, and Foxtel in Australia. The show is the highest rating BBC3 programme since the channel moved online in 2016.

Finally, Century Films’ chilling story of the UK’s first serial HIV infector, The Man Who Used HIV as a Weapon (1×60’), which first aired on BBC3 and BBC1, has been picked up by DR in Denmark, NRK, Nine Network and Foxtel.

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