Fremantle’s ‘House of Kardashian,’ Coco Chanel Documentaries Sell Wide

“House of Kardashian,” the documentary about television’s most famous family, is heading to Australia among other territories.

FOXTEL have picked up the three-part doc series, made by 72 Films, for the Australian market. The show was also bought by GAIN in Turkey.

Fremantle, who are repping international sales outside of the U.S. for the show, confirm that the Kardashian documentary is among a number of unscripted titles to sell wide during the Mipcom market.

Another Fremantle project, “Coco Channel: Unbuttoned,” from WhyNow Studios, has also sold to a numer of territories including Spain (Movistar Plus+), Former Yugoslavia and Albania (DokuTV), MENA (BBC), Portugal (RTP), Greece (NOVA), Poland (CANAL+) and Hong Kong and Macau (Now TV). It is a biopic of the legendary designer, who transformed from true radical to enduring icon.

Meanwhile “Whale with Steve Backshall,” which gives viewers a close encounter with whales, dolphins, and porpoises, has been picked up by BBC (MENA), DokuTV (Former Yugoslavia and Albania), CANAL+ (Poland), TVI (Portugal), and Movistar Plus+ (Spain).

The three documentaries are set to roll out across a combined 68 territories.

“These latest high-end documentaries from world class producers, offer broadcast partners and viewers insights into fascinating personalities, provocative stories, and unique discoveries,” said Jens Richter CEO for Commercial and International at Fremantle. “We are proud to represent ambitious programming and these sales reaffirm the commercial appeal of our expansive non-scripted slate. It is a pleasure to work closely with our buyers to bring these captivating documentaries to audiences around the world.”

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