ITV Studios Global Entertainment renews output deal with TVNZ

Louise Duffy | 02-11-2013

ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) has renewed its multi-year output deal with TVNZ in New Zealand. TVNZ will get a first look at ITVS GEs programming across all genres, including drama, entertainment, factual entertainment and documentaries.

As part of the output agreement, TVNZ has acquired new period drama Breathless starring Jack Davenport (ITV Studios; 6 x 60), the second series of Mr Selfridge starring Jeremy Piven (ITV Studios; 10 x 60), new hidden camera magic show, Tricked (ITV Studios; 6 x 60) and the hit Australian drama The Doctor Blake Mysteries (December Media; 10 x 60).

TVNZ will continue to air some of ITVS GEs most popular drama and entertainment series, including soaps Coronation Street and Emmerdale (with Coronation Street remaining available on catch-up via TVNZ On Demand); Jeremy Kyle; Come Dine With Me and Hells Kitchen USA.

Augustus Dulgaro, SVP, Asia Pacific, ITV Studios Global Entertainment, said: We are delighted to be extending our relationship with TVNZ. This deal illustrates the strength and diversity of ITVS GEs portfolio of high quality, returning shows that continue to be relevant and integral to the schedules of broadcasters in the Pacific region.