U2 360° Coming to Canal+ !

UK-based distributor Precious Media has completed a raft of international deals for U2 360° - At the Rose Bowl, selling the music programme into more than 30 territories.

The high definition show is a made-for-TV edit of the DVD of the same name featuring live concert footage and interviews with the band, and is available in 44-, 48- and 58-minute versions.

It has been picked up by Canal + (France and Spain); ProSiebenSat.1 and Servus TV (Germany); RSI (Switzerland); Fox (Portugal); Antena 1 (Greece); Max and Channel V (Australia); Wowow (Japan); RSI (Switzerland); NRK 1 (Norway); YLE (Finland); HBO Adria (Croatia); Servus TV (Austria); HBO Bulgaria (Bulgaria); HBO Romania (Romania); NTV (Turkey); Channel V China (China); Star World SE Asia (Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar and Hong Kong); Star World (India); Global TV (Indonesia); Channel 5 (Singapore); TVBS (Taiwan); Channel V Thailand (Thailand); YAN and HN TV (Vietnam); Globosat (Brazil); CTV (Canada); and Red Media Moscow (Russia).

UK satcaster Sky1 also picked up rights to the show, which it aired last month. The concert was recorded at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena as part of the U2 360° Tour and was originally broadcast on YouTube, where it attracted an audience of more than 10 million.

The programme is a Whizz Kid Entertainment production for Principle Management and Mercury Records, part of Universal Music Group. It was directed by Tom Krueger, produced by Katherine Allen and Ned O’Hanlon, and exec produced by Malcolm Gerrie for Whizz Kid Entertainment and U2 manager Paul McGuinness.