Netflix & Nine Network travel to ITVS show ‘Love Island USA’

Love Island

Netflix has picked up rights to the third season of CBS’s US version of Love Island, with the deal among a raft of unscripted tape sales struck by ITV Studios (ITVS) across Asia Pacific.

The US version of the ITVS format, which simulcasts in Canada on CTV, will become available on Netflix in select territories in Southeast Asia, while TFC in Japan has taken the US show’s first two seasons.

Nine Network in Australia and Sky New Zealand have both acquired the US show’s third series and the UK show’s seventh season. In India, Lionsgate Play has picked up Love Island UK S7 while Viacom 18 has taken the third series of the US and Australian versions.

Barrier Reef sales

Other unscripted sales have seen TVNZ taking Great Barrier Reef: The Next Generation from Northern Pictures, while Sky New Zealand has bought Atlantic Productions’ Attenborough’s Global Adventure.

BBC Earth in New Zealand has acquired Judi Dench’s Wild Borneo, as well as The Wild Landscapes of China from Tin Can Island Productions, which has also been bought by the operator for Australia.

Other Oz deals include Seven Network acquiring Inside Dubai from Spun Gold and SBS acquiring a slew of programming, including historical factual titles Attila The Hun, Caesar’s Doomsday War and Lost Cities Of The Trojans, all produced by Pernel Media.

In India, Impossible Engineering and Secrets Of The Supercars (both Twofour) will air on Discovery and Lionsgate Play respectively, with both titles among a number of shows for Discovery in Japan.

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