West Hollywood-based Shankly International Distribution has been appointed the exclusive worldwide TV sales agent for Fusion TV, Inc. Fusion’s television library includes several hundred hours (750+ episodes) of action sports and adventure travel programming. The announcement was made today by David E. Brenner, CEO of Shankly Productions, and Doug Fulton, Fusion’s Senior Vice President of International Distribution.
Regarded as one of the top high-definition production companies in the action sports and travel genres, Fusion TV’s library features a number of long-running series, including “Airtime” (55 x 52’), “Core Culture” (52 x 48’), “High Octane” (65 x 30’), “Drift Style” (15 x 26’) and music video series “4Play” (35 x 24’).
The deal was brokered by Rob Kaplan, S.V.P. Alternative & International TV, at APA.
“When it comes to action sports programming, it doesn’t get much better than Fusion,” according to Shankly’s David E. Brenner. “The reaction among foreign channels to this incredible new slate has been amazing.”
“We are excited to be working David and his team at Shankly. They are consummate professionals with market knowledge and a real passion for what they do,” said Fulton.
About Shankly Productions:
Based in London and West Hollywood, Shankly Productions is a subsidiary of the Libra Group, a privately-owned global conglomerate which has 18 offices across four continents. The group’s businesses are primarily focused on shipping, aviation, hospitality, renewable energy and real estate. Shankly Productions has created TV programming for Sky Channel, National Geographic, Travel Channel, Fox Reality, ABC Family and others. The company’s 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 Spike, Lifetime, Fuel, Fox, Discovery, Versus, Speed, National Geographic and many more.