Alfred Haber closes several deals for Jackson special

MUMBAI: Alfred Haber, a TV distributor, has closed several international deals for the ‘2001 CBS special‘ Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration produced by David Gest.

Some of the deals have been inked with Channel 5 in the U.K., NHK in Japan, Televisa in Mexico, A&E Mundo in Latin America, NRK in Norway, in South Africa

, ABS-CBN in the Philippines and RCTI in Indonesia.

The two-hour special is one of the highest-rated musical specials in TV history.

At the time when it was broadcast in 2001, the show was taken as MJ‘s first live U.S. performance in 11 years. According to Nielsen Media Research, approximately 45 million people watched the special.

Forty-year-old Haber Distribution has been known in licensing variety and award shows like the Grammys and musical specials.

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