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ITV and Pulse ink global distribution deal for ‘Showbusiness’

ITV Studios Global Entertainment in London will handle global distribution of Pulse Films' scripted reality dance series Showbusiness starring Louie Spence.
September 2, 2010

ITV Studios Global Entertainment in London will handle global distribution of Pulse Films’ scripted reality dance series Showbusiness starring Louie Spence. Produced by Pulse for Sky 1 in the UK, the 13-episode show features characters from Pineapple Dance Studios and is being produced with double the budget and more ambitious scripted fantasy elements. The deal comes on the heels of Pineapple‘s MIPTV success where it was licensed to broadcasters in Norway, Sweden, New Zealand, Canada, Australia, Singapore and The Netherlands.

About The Author
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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