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Telecino makes first factual-entertainment acquisition from ITV Studios

Spanish broadcaster Telecinco has acquired over 450 hours of programming from ITV Studios Global Entertainment to air on its portfolio of digital channels. The deal includes Telecinco's first international acquisition of factual-entertainment programs, which includes Nanny 911, Trinny & Susannah Undress and I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!. ITV Studios recently created its sixth production center, ITV Studios Spain, and has also announced the appointment of Fran Garcia as MD of the new studio. The programming Telecinco acquired from ITV Studios will premiere this autumn across its La Siete and Factoria de Ficcion channels.
October 6, 2009

Spanish broadcaster Telecinco has acquired over 450 hours of programming from ITV Studios Global Entertainment to air on its portfolio of digital channels. The deal includes Telecinco’s first international acquisition of factual-entertainment programs, which includes Nanny 911, Trinny & Susannah Undress and I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!. ITV Studios recently created its sixth production center, ITV Studios Spain, and has also announced the appointment of Fran Garcia as MD of the new studio. The programming Telecinco acquired from ITV Studios will premiere this autumn across its La Siete and Factoria de Ficcion channels.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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