WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA. December 13, 2010. West Hollywood-based Shankly International Distribution has licensed its car makeover series “Fine Tuned” (6 x 52’) in over 30 countries, including a pan-Asian deal with Discovery Communications.
In addition to Discovery, who picked up “Fine Tuned” for Asia, Australia/NZ, and India; Planete (Canal Plus) took the series for France; Ananey Communications licensed it for Israel; and the African Business Channel for South Africa.
“Fine Tuned” is an automotive makeover series that races against the clock for 7 days to transform ordinary stock car vehicles into high-tech, one-of-a-kind show cars. Hosted by popular American actor and runway model, Tyson Beckford (“America’s Next Top Model”), the series originally premiered on Speed Channel in the US. “Fine Tuned” was produced by Below the Radar’s Chad Marshall.
About Shankly Productions:
Based in London and West Hollywood, Shankly Productions is a member of the Libra Group (www.libra.com), a privately owned modern conglomerate with diverse interests operating from 18 offices across four continents. Shankly Productions has created TV programming for Sky Channel, National Geographic, Travel Channel, Fox, ABC Family and others. Shankly Productions’ international distribution wing is a respected presence in the foreign TV marketplace and represents 2000+ hours of Award-winning TV programming, including long-running series on Lifetime, Fuel, Fox, Discovery, Versus, Spike, The Tennis Channel and more.