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Welcome to ProgramBuyer, the online screening portal that showcases TV content from around the world.

It provides distributors and buyers with a single destination where they can list and search for a wide variety of content, using a sophisticated search facility

ProgramBuyer is an online screening portal that showcases TV content from around the world. Using a sophisticated search facility, it provides sellers and buyers with a single destination where they can list and search for a wide variety of content from around the world. On ProgramBuyer, buyers can find information about 1000s of titles and view screeners. They can search for the same genre of programming from a variety of distributors, without having to log-in to multiple websites.
For sellers, ProgramBuyer is a cost-effective marketing tool where they can showcase their entire catalogues to a broad range of buyers, from all markets and platforms.

ProgramBuyer does not get involved in the transaction or take a sales commission, buyers and distributors do deals directly with each other offline.

The benefits for Buyers

  • Free for buyers
  • Search for any genre of programming, from multiple sellers, with a single password
  • Brand new content uploaded on a regular basis
  • Detailed metadata search and instant access to full length screeners and synopsis
  • Build a package for a channel launch, find niche content using detailed search function or fill urgent scheduling requirements
  • Find new sources of content
  • Membership of an industry-wide online community
  • Communicate urgent programming requirements directly to multiple sellers
  • Receive genre specific notifications and content news
  • Contact sellers through the site, but negotiate and transact all deals directly with sellers off site

The benefits for Sellers

  • An additional marketing tool to showcase content 365 days a year to global buyers. Targeting only industry buyers, across all broadcasters, platforms and territories
  • Enhanced marketing and advertising opportunities available via newsletter, social media and home page promotion
  • Extend reach to buyers in fast growing, emerging and niche markets, like OTT, VOD and Transportation
  • Benefit from new leads and contacts driven straight to own website and sales team
  • Receive urgent programming requirements from Buyers
  • Receive company specific and generic market analytics on screenings
  • Effortless. All content and metadata is uploaded by the ProgramBuyer team
  • Transact directly with Buyers and not through the site. Buyers and sellers do deals directly. No commission taken
  • Opportunities to license content via ProgramBuyer’s exclusive partnerships with VOD/FAST platforms
Roz Parker
Roz Parker Director

Roz is an experienced and well-respected international tv salesperson. She has worked in a freelance capacity since 2012, with Wild Thring Media a key client, in addition to some independent producers.

Roz manages both coproduction and acquisition sales to a raft of territories, including North America, Middle East, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, Greece, Cyprus and Turkey.

She began her career at National Geographic Television International in 1999, as head of traffic and servicing, before joining the sales team in 2001. She rose to the position of regional sales director and remained with NGTI, growing her in-depth knowledge of key territories, over a 10-year period.

Edwina Thring
Edwina Thring Director

Edwina founded Wild Thring Media in 2012, initially to help factual producers fund their programmes, as well as to sell them around the world.

Through her detailed knowledge of the broadcast and social media landscapes, as well as her intuition and passion for factual, she has since developed the business to incorporate talent management for factual presenters.

Today she works closely with producer and talent clients, raising their profiles, obtaining commissions and getting great shows into production. Prior to founding Wild Thring Media she spent 14 years at National Geographic Television International, first as head of sales and then as vice president of programming and acquisitions. Prior to that she was a producer, working in factual entertainment.

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