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Kath & Kim going global

ABC's hit comedy series Kath & Kim has now been sold to the UK, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa.

New Flextech channel TFN will begin screening the first series in prime time in the UK from March.

In Canada, the Alliance Atlantis channel Showcase DIVA has picked up the first and second series exclusively, starting their run in September.

And MNET's new pay youth channel, which launches mid 2003, has licensed the first series from June onwards for South Africa and other key African territories.

Kath & Kim has also been licensed to New Zealand's TVNZ and Singapore's TV 12.

Qantas has now licensed the series five times in eight months.

A second eight-part series will be in production from April with Jane Turner and Gina Riley once again playing mother and daughter.

February 27, 2003
The Daily Telegraph