Tinopolis Continues US Television Push With Base Deal

Law360, New York (August 8, 2011, 8:07 PM EDT) -- Tinopolis PLC on Monday continued its expansion into U.S. television production with the acquisition of Base Productions Inc., the second U.S.-based company acquired by Tinopolis since late June.

The Base purchase, reportedly worth about $75 million, follows Tinopolis' recent $100 million purchase of A. Smith & Co.

The deal will help Wales-based Tinopolis expand its U.S. presence and provide a global platform for Base's television productions, it said.

Base, best known for producing ESPN's Sport Science, National Geographic's Known Universe and Tru TV's Police POV, will...
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