Voom HD Nets Inks Co-Production Pacts


Rainbow Media Holdings LLC’s Voom HD Networks announced a series of co-production and acquisition agreements.

The suite of HD channels will co-produce two original HD series: Fashion Avenue, co-produced with Electric Sky for Ultra HD, a half-hour series that follows British supermodel Jodie Kidd to shops, boutiques, restaurants and nightclubs on the most fashionable shopping streets in the world, with 13 episodes set to debut this year; and Cover Stories, co-produced with Canada's Conceptual Films, also for Ultra HD, a half-hour documentary series looking into the world of fashion and publishing led by fashion-industry icon Jeanne Beker, editor in chief of FQ: Fashion Quarterly, with six episodes debuting this year.

Voom HD Networks also acquired: The World Heritage, licensed from Defiance Distribution and slated to debut on Equator HD in March, with more than 100 episodes exploring cultural, religious and natural history locations around the world designated as “World Heritage” sites by UNESCO; andPicMe and Jungle Beat, from Ireland's Monster Distributes, two animated series to air exclusively on Animania HD in the United States.