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ITV Studios GE sends “River Monsters” to Lat Am

ITV Studios Global Entertainment has sold 200 hours of programming, including River Monsters (pictured), to broadcasters in Latin America.
January 27, 2014

ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) has sold 200 hours of programming, including River Monsters (pictured), to broadcasters in Latin America.

Brazilian broadcaster Globosat picked up a package of entertainment and drama titles, including talk show The Jonathan Ross Show, while Chello Latin America acquired 44 hours of programming for its Film&Arts channel’s Spanish and Portuguese feeds.

Discovery International picked up a package of Animal Planet U.S. titles – including River Monsters season six, Gator Boys series two and Too Cute! series three – for its pan-regional channel.

Christina Covarrubias, ITVS GE sales executive for the Latin America and U.S. Hispanic region, negotiated the deals.

The news comes as ITV Studios US Group will tonight (January 27) host a party in Washington DC to tie-in with the Realscreen Summit.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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