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Last Updated: Wednesday, 28 March 2007, 09:23 GMT 10:23 UK
Jordan and Peter show sold to US
Jordan and Peter Andre
The couple met on TV's I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!
Singer Peter Andre and wife Jordan will have a chance to dazzle the US after their reality TV series was sold to an entertainment channel in America.

E! Entertainment has acquired the rights to three series which chart the couple's relationship after they met on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!

Bosses at E! said they were considering the move before broadcaster NBC unveiled its show about the Beckhams.

The channel will begin airing the first series at the end of April.

'Full access'

The shows, When Jordan Met Peter, Jordan and Peter Laid Bare and Jordon and Peter: Marriage and Mayhem were originally shown in the UK on ITV1 and ITV2.

E! Entertainment's senior vice-president of programming strategy and research, Cyndi McClella, told industry paper Variety: "We realized that they are a really fun couple and they really gave producers all access.

"In the US it's getting a little harder to get the full access to a celebrity's life."

While Jordan, also known as Katie Price, and Andre are relatively unknown in the US, McClellan said the channel felt the shows could bring them more attention.

NBC is reported to have signed a $10m deal for a show detailing Victoria Beckham's move to the US with husband David.




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