Clipper Round The World Yacht Race Agrees To Media Deals For Two New TV Shows
The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race has agreed to deals with BBC Worldwide and 1080 Media TV that will see the launch of two new TV series. BBC Worldwide will distribute the shows, which will be produced by 1080 Media TV. They are currently in production and were launched by BBC Worldwide at Sportel Monaco this week. One of the shows will be a topical sports show that will capture the thrills and spills of the 40,000-mile event. The other will follow novices learning to become sailors as they tackle tough conditions (ISPORTCONNECT, 10/15).