News brief: US SVOD deal for Detectorists

Acorn TV has acquired the second season of UK comedy series Detectorists for its US SVOD service. Acorn, which is programmed with UK and international content, said it has also picked up a new season of UK cirme procedural Vera. That show is distributed by ITV Studios. Detectorists is sold internationally by DRG. In the […]

ITV renews output deal with Universal Networks Oz

ITV Studios Global Entertainment has renewed a programming deal with Universal Networks International (UNI) in Australia. The UNI channels get first look, in pay TV, at all scripted content from the UK broadcaster’s distribution arm under the terms of the deal. The first pick-ups following the agreement include all seasons of Vera, Murdoch Mysteries, Above […]

News brief: NRK buys ITV Studios fare

Norwegian pubcaster NRK has acquired a 317-hour package of programming from ITV Studios Global Entertainment. The package includes shows such as Agatha Christie’s Poirot, Mrs. Marple, Vera, Inside Claridges and Baby Makers: The Fertility Clinic. David Wilcox, VP, northwest EMEA, ITVSGE, said: “The number of hours acquired by NRK is testament to the quality and […]

ITV dramas ship globally

ITV Studios Global Entertainment has secured multiple sales of its crime dramas Agatha Christie’s Marple, Vera and Lewis at MIPTV this week. Among the deals, The 3x120mins sixth season of Marple has been pre-sold to France 2 and TMC in France, ABC (Australia), Prime (New Zealand), Pramer (Latin America), Latvian Television, RTV (Slovenia), HRT (Croatia), […]

ITV sells 50 hours to Belgium

ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) has sold a 50-hour package of its dramas to the Belgian public broadcaster, VRT. The deal includes ITV Studios’ new period drama, Mr Selfridge and European coproduction Falcón, based on acclaimed crime writer Robert Wilson’s bestselling series of novels. Other titles include Inspector Morse prequel Endeavour; series one and […]