ITVS GE renews output deal with Seven in Australia

Louise Duffy | 12-12-2013

ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) has renewed its multi-year output deal with Seven in Australia. Seven will get a first look at ITVS GE’s programming across all genres in the territory.

As part of the output agreement, Seven has acquired a range of drama, entertainment and factual titles from ITVS GE, including the second series of ITV Studios’ Mr Selfridge (10 x 60’) starring Jeremy Piven; the second series of Inspector Morse prequel Endeavour (4 x 120’); ITV Studios’ new hidden camera magic show, Tricked (6 x 60’); and the latest series of documentaries Gator Boys (11 x 60’) and The Call Of The Wildman (20 x 60’). Seven will air the programmes across its channels Seven, 7mate and 7Two in 2014.

Augustus Dulgaro, SVP, Asia Pacific, ITVS GE, said: “ITVS GE has a long and successful partnership with Seven. This ongoing relationship is a significant component of our Australian business and we are delighted ITVS GE’s broad portfolio of world-class first run and catalogue programming will be broadcast on Seven’s group of channels in the years ahead.”

Angus Ross, Seven’s director of programming, added: “With the renewal of this long term strategic partnership we're delighted we can continue to bring Australian audiences the very best content from ITVS GE across our suite of channels - Seven, 7Two and 7Mate.”