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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
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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