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ITV Studios to distribute Foxtel content

Australian broadcaster Foxtel has appointed ITV Studios Global Entertainment as its international distribution partner for some key titles. Under the new deal, ITV Studios will have all media rights to distribute Foxtel's finished programming and formats around the world (excluding Australia). The catalog includes over 30 hours of programming including reality, entertainment and comedy programs. The deal will also give ITV Studios a first-look cofinancing and distribution partnership option for future productions from Foxtel and its partners in Australia.
October 6, 2009

Australian broadcaster Foxtel has appointed ITV Studios Global Entertainment as its international distribution partner for some key titles. Under the new deal, ITV Studios will have all media rights to distribute Foxtel’s finished programming and formats around the world (excluding Australia). The catalog includes over 30 hours of programming including reality, entertainment and comedy programs. The deal will also give ITV Studios a first-look cofinancing and distribution partnership option for future productions from Foxtel and its partners in Australia.

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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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