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ITV Global selects Acorn Media for U.S. home distribution

ITV Global Entertainment Ltd has announced a deal with Acorn Media U.S. in which the home entertainment distributor will release 300 hours of ITV's drama and documentary programming on DVD and Blu-ray in North America over the next several years. The documentary content selected from the ITV Global Entertainment catalog will be distributed on the recently launched Athena branded line, which specializes in non-fiction programming on DVD.
June 1, 2009

ITV Global Entertainment Ltd has announced a deal with Acorn Media U.S. in which the home entertainment distributor will release 300 hours of ITV’s drama and documentary programming on DVD and Blu-ray in North America over the next several years. The documentary content selected from the ITV Global Entertainment catalog will be distributed on the recently launched Athena branded line, which specializes in non-fiction programming on DVD. The press release has more details.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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