Impossible Engineering Series 3 sells into over 120 territories across 5 continents


22 Aug 2017

Twofour Rights has sold series 3 of Impossible Engineering into more than 120 territories.


Impossible Engineering looks at the seemingly-impossible marvels of modern engineering and the cast of historic trailblazers who pioneered new building techniques, took risks on untested materials and revolutionised their field. The show celebrates modern engineering marvels and the people that made them possible, using specially shot footage, stunning archive, 3D graphics and expert interviews.


Discovery Networks Asia Pacific has secured rights to air the series across a number of territories including Australia, India, Japan, New Zealand and Hong Kong.


Discovery Communications (US) has licenced the show for USA, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands for its Science Channel.


RMC Decouverte has secured rights to air the series in France and French-speaking Africa.


Meanwhile, Societe Radio-Canada has secured the series for French-speaking Canada for their channel ICI EXPLORA and TV Ontario has licenced the show for Canada.


Discovery Europe will air the show in a number of its territories in Italy and Iberia.


BBC Worldwide will also premiere the series on BBC Brit in Poland.


Meanwhile Discovery Networks Finland has secured rights to air the series in Finland.  N-TV has secured the rights in Germany and Servus TV in Austria, with both broadcasters securing mutual exclusivity to German speaking Europe.


Sales were brokered by Holly Hodges, Robert Bassett, Eniela Bella and Reka Gaspar.


Holly Hodges, Twofour Rights, said: “The international response to latest series of Impossible Engineering has been phenomenal.  It’s testament to the strength of such a unique science and history brand, which continues to tick all the boxes for broadcasters globally.”


The series recently aired on UKTV’s Yesterday, achieving almost 50% over slot average and becoming the best performing programme in its slot in 52 weeks, while series two in the US smashed the primetime average.