Silverlining plays Ivanka Trump card

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 13: Ivanka Trump attends a round table discussion with her father U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, on the advancement of women entrepreneurs and business leadersat the White House February 13, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

C21 Media, Richard Middleton
16th May 2017

UK-based Silverlining Rights has picked up a fast-turnaround doc that explores the influence of US president Donald Trump’s eldest daughter.  Ivanka Trump: America’s Real First Lady? (1 x 60′) has been produced by the UK’s ITN Productions for Channel 4 and asks if Ivanka is now the most powerful woman in the world.

The show premiered on C4 yesterday and the distributor has already secured pre-sales from undisclosed channels in Australia, Norway, Denmark, Austria, Belgium, Poland, Spain the Netherlands and Canada.  Ian Russell, ITN Productions’ head of international programmes, said: “Time is critical with programmes of this nature and ITN Productions excels in producing high-quality shows with exclusive content under pressure”.

Bethan Corney, joint MD of Silverlining Rights, added: “International buyers have a real appetite for well-produced and entertaining topical docs at the moment and one is proving to be particularly popular – finding homes in both current affairs and primetime slots in the schedules”.

Silverlining also sells ITN Productions docs including “The Mad World of Donald Trump” (1×60′) and “President Trump: Can He Really Win?” (1×60′).

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