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TORONTO - CHUM Television International recently announced the signing of several distribution agreements which will see the Canadian company's programming spread farther and wider.

New deals in South Africa, Japan and a series of world wide renewals will see CHUM programming remain in the U.K., Australia, Brazil and Israel.

Action! and MT-MovieTelevision will premiere on South Africa's M-NET pay TV channel while Granada has picked up Sextv for Men & Motors in the U.K. Men & Motors is a lifestyle channel for men and Britain's number one motoring channel in the U.K.

New deals inked with Australia's XYZ and OPTUS will see XYZ air Sextv while Live at the Rehearsal Hall has been sold to OPTUS Television and will premiere on its OVATION station, Australia's only arts and entertainment channel.

Asia's STAR Group purchases The Story Of..., The Morning After, Exposed and Egos & Icons. All programmes will air in English with dubbing and subtitling rights for various languages on STAR Services via exclusive pay/basic TV.

More Episodes of The Review and Sextv were also sold to Israel's Ana-Ney Communications of Israel. All will air on the broadcaster's Good Life and EGO Channel in English, Hebrew, Russian and Arabic. In all, Ana-Ney has purchased over 90 hours of CHUM programming since 2003.

Globosat Programadora has picked up two more seasons of Sextv for broadcast on its pay television news and documentary channel, GNT. The episodes will air in Brazil in Portuguese.

Japan's Tohokushinsha Film Corporation has purchased Star! Inside: Enterprise, the part of the Star! Inside series which takes an up-close and behind-the-scenes look at TV shows. It will air on Tohokushinsha's So-Net Channel via cable satellite.
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