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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
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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