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FremantleMedia dishes up dramas and factuals at DISCOP

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MUMBAI: Fremantle International Distribution (FID) will be bringing big budget drama and factual series, along with comedy and romance to DISCOP in Budapest this month.Headlining FID's slate for DISCOP 2006 will be the new hit drama series Falcon Beach from Insight Productions and Original Pictures, in conjunction with Global Television and ABC Family USA. Described as "sexy, edgy and full of energy" by executive producer Kim Todd, Falcon Beach centres around the lives and loves of the town's young men and women, as they decide the paths their futures will take.

Falcon Beach, which premiered on ABC Family on 5 June, features a hot young cast full of beauty and brawn and compelling storylines.

FID's flagship factual series Prehistoric Park will also be available for buyers to view in Budapest. Created by Impossible Pictures, producers of the worldwide hit Walking With Dinosaurs, Prehistoric Park is fronted by natural history expert Nigel Marven and is co-produced by ITV (UK), Animal Planet (US), M6 (France) and ProSieben (Germany). As co-financiers, FID has acquired the international distribution rights (excluding France and Germany). FremantleMedia Licensing Worldwide will handle the licensing rights to the series including merchandising and publishing rights and Fremantle Home Entertainment will handle DVD.

Harnessing the latest in CGI technology, Prehistoric Park features stunning scenery from some of the most beautiful places on earth, from history and today. Marven steps back in time to try and save creatures like the mammoth, the sabre tooth cat and the dinosaurs - extinction doesn't have to be forever. Each episode focuses on a different prehistoric theme.

FID will also be unveiling the second series of Jimmy's Farm at DISCOP. Having given up academia in favour of pig farming, Jimmy Doherty weathered the trials and triumphs over a year on his new farm. With a little business advice and financial help from his mate British chef Jamie Oliver, Jimmy sets out to renovate a crumbling farm and realises his dream of breeding rare pigs. This documentary series from BBC Television is full of laddish charm - in series two Jimmy's hands are full with not only pigs, but bulls, chickens and bees to boot. The second series of Jimmy's Farm was a ratings winner for BBC2, attracting an average audience of 3.3 million viewers, consistently performing above the channel's primetime average in 2006.

Ready to woo a whole new legion of fans is Martha. It's Martha Stewart as we know and love her - and as we've never seen her before. The daily one-hour programme offers a new and different format and is a recipe for daytime success. Cooking, crafting and cavorting with celebrity friends in front of a live studio audience; with this new interactive approach to lifestyle programming, Martha is going to be more accessible than ever to her legions of loyal fans. The show presents inspiring ideas from cooking and entertaining, to decorating, and home renovating. Launched in September 2005 in the US on NBC, Martha is fast becoming the doyenne of daytime and is on the move internationally, with 10 countries worldwide having already added the informative and entertaining programme to their schedules.

From Crackerjack comes Comedy Inc. - a mix of sharp, fast-paced humour and irreverence, featuring sketch, TV and movie parody, non-existent cable shows, ads for products that don't exist and characters that will become fixtures of popular culture for years to come. Whether it's Big Brother, The Sopranos, Lord of The Rings, Tom Cruise or Michael Jackson, nothing and no one is safe! The world seen through the eyes of the Comedy Inc. team is often just a step away from reality... viewed with an hilarious twist.

Also on offer as either tape or format will be Bianca - Road to Happiness. This German telenovela from Grundy UFA in association with teamWorx is a modern fairytale about a woman beginning a new life after suffering for many years for a crime she did not commit. Bianca Berger now eagerly embraces each day as if it was her last and finds her place, her job, and the man of her dreams - but nothing is as simple as it seems. With regular audiences above the three million mark, Bianca - Road to Happiness was ZDF's highest rated daytime series during 2005.

FremantleMedia Enterprises CEO David Ellender said, "We have an exciting programming slate for buyers at DISCOP this year, with a range of programming options that will run the gamut of scheduling needs across Eastern Europe."

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