REELIN’ IN THE KEYS TV show has hit yet another milestone. The series is now being internationally distributed with The Television Syndication Company, Inc (TVS). TVS, based in Orlando, Florida, specializes in both domestic and international licensing of a wide variety of programs. The company was founded in 1989 by Cassie M. Yde, president of the company, and her late husband, Robert Yde to represent programming from independent producers on a worldwide basis. Ms. Yde along with Mary E. Joyce, International Sales Executive, look forward to offering Reelin’ in the Keys to broadcasters both domestically and internationally. The series will be featured by TVS at MIPTV, a major TV trade show in Cannes, France in April 2017 to TV buyers from around the world. Sport fishing programs are especially popular in Scandinavia, Western and Eastern Europe and various countries in Asia along with Australia/New Zealand.
Upon acquiring Reelin’ in the Keys, Ms. Yde said, “We are very pleased to be presenting REELIN’ IN THE KEYS to our buyers worldwide. Fernando and his team have done an excellent job in providing top notch programming that covers charter sports fishing in a very entertaining style.”
Originating in 2006, each episode of Reelin’ chronicles a day on the water sport fishing in the sport fishing capital of the world, the Florida Keys, and meeting the Charter Fishing Captains who make their living doing it. This fast action series, hosted by Key Largo sport fishing local Captain George Clark Jr., is shot documentary style in one day by Producer Fred ”Fernando” Barta and includes fish stories, tackle tips, pro secrets and stories about the captain. It is a show that promotes sport fishing and the many different captains and tournaments in the Florida Keys.
Currently the series is in its 4th HD season airing on Discovery’s Destination America, The Action Channel and TUFF TV which are the country’s two largest digital networks. In South Florida, it is being distributed on Ch19 WEYW airing on AT&T from Key West to Ft. Lauderdale. In the United Kingdom the series can be viewed on Fishing TV delivered On Demand over the internet as well as streaming live on NauticaPro.TV, Ch19.com, TUFFTV.com and reelin’inthekeystv.com.
Barta, a film school graduate, has been a Director of Photography/Producer since 1984. He worked for Comcast NBC Universal as a producer from 2006-2011.
Now the ever-so-popular show about the Florida Keys and her fishing Captains will literally be seen all over the world!
Fred “Fernando” Barta
3314 Northside Dr. #82
Key West, FL 33040