ITVS GE renews output deal with Australia’s Seven

The multi-year agreement gives the Australian broadcaster a first look at the distributor's programming across all genres, and includes the acquisition of hidden camera magic series Tricked (pictured).
December 11, 2013

Distributor ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) has renewed a multi-year output deal with Australian broadcaster Seven.

The agreement gives Seven a first look at ITVS GE’s programming across all genres for the Australian market.

Under the deal, Seven has acquired the ITV Studios-produced hidden camera magic series Tricked (six x 60 minutes, pictured above), the doc series Gator Boys (11 x 60 minutes), and The Call of the Wildman (20 x 60 minutes).

The programs will air next year across the company’s channel brands Seven, 7mate and 7Two.

“ITVS GE has a long and successful partnership with Seven,” said Augustus Dulgaro, ITVS GE’s senior VP for Asia Pacific, in a statement.  “This ongoing relationship is a significant component of our Australian business.”

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