A+E Networks’ SIX sells internationally27 March 2017
A+E Networks’ drama SIX has been sold to a number of new international territories.
The series, produced in association with Weinstein Television, had already sold to HBO Europe (Central and Eastern Europe), HBO Nordics, HBO Spain, iFlix (Southeast Asia), History Southeast Asia, History Latin America, and History Canada prior to its January premiere on History Channel in the US.
It has now been picked up by iQiyi and BesTV (China), Tele 5/Tele Munchen (Germany), OTE Cinema 1 (Greece), Skirus/365 Media (Iceland), YES/DBS Satellite Services (Israel), Lightbox (New Zealand) Kavosh Television and Manoto TV/Marjan TV (Persia), HBO Poland, Nitro and Neox (Spain) and AFRTS/Entertainment Associates (US).
The series is inspired by the real missions of Navy SEAL Team Six, the unit best known for killing Osama Bin Laden. It stars Walton Goggins, Barry Sloane and Kyle Schmid.
“We are extremely pleased at the success of A+E Networks SIX. It’s superb storytelling, talented cast and high production values are what make this series incredibly unique and premium,” said Patrick Vien, executive managing director, international. “International programme buyers have been quick to recognise these qualities and sign up to bring this compelling series to their audiences.”