Scorpion TV acquires first season of Landmarks Live in Concert | Deals | News | Rapid TV News
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Kicking off its deal to land the iconic live-music series with the Foo Fighters, UK-based independent content distributor Scorpion TV has announced its acquisition of Landmarks Live in Concert.
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The 7 x 60’ a live-music docu-travel series produced by City Drive Group, features bands performing in iconic venues. As well as the Foo Fighters at the Acropolis of Athens, the gigs include Alicia Keys performing Empire State of Mind rom the deck of a Circle Line cruiser in front of the Statue of Liberty; Andrea Bocelli at Palazzio Vecchio in Florence; and The Black Eyed Peas at London’s Royal Albert Hall; The Kings of Leon at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis; Prophets of Rage at The Stone Pony in New Jersey; and Braid Paisley at West Virginia University.

The deal, the first between Scorpion TV and City Drive, includes exclusive season one worldwide representation excluding the US. It is also complemented by other Scorpion wins sales for Musicwood (1 x 52 mins), a New York Times Critic’s Pick documentary produced by US-based Helpman Productions and Arab Rap, a 1 x 60 min one-off special show from ORBI XXI Production about Hip Hop culture in the Middle East.

Commenting on the deals, David Cornwall, founder and managing director of Scorpion TV, said: “We will celebrate 10 years of independent distribution next year. In less than a decade, we’ve built a solid business from scratch by unearthing gems that address buyer’s needs and find new audiences for talented filmmakers. Landmarks Live in Concert, Musicwood and Arab Rap are all great examples of our approach. They blend seminal performances by world-class musicians with history, culture and most, importantly, humanity.”