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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
Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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