Gaiam to Distribute Travel Channel1 Jul, 2010 By: Chris Tribbey
Gaiam Inc. has signed a two-year distribution agreement with Travel Channel, making Gaiam the exclusive DVD distributor for the network and website.
“We’re confident that our expertise and established distribution relationships will continue to grow Travel Channel’s well-established presence in the home entertainment market,” said William S. Sondheim, Gaiam president of entertainment and worldwide distribution.
The first release under the partnership will be the September release of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations Collection 5 — Part 1 and Ghost Adventures: Season 2. Future releases will include Man v. Food, Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern and Samantha Brown’s Passport to Great Weekends.
“Gaiam is an excellent strategic partner for Travel Channel as we look to build on our continued growth over the past several years,” said Jonathan Sichel, GM for Travel Channel. “Gaiam is a proven leader in this space, and their innovative approach to distribution will allow us to reach a more robust group of consumers beyond traditional video and mass retail outlets.”