Acorn to Distribute ITV Content1 Jun, 2009 By: John Latchem
More than 300 hours of programming from international studio ITV Global Entertainment will be distributed on DVD and Blu-ray Disc via Acorn Media, thanks to a multiyear agreement announced June 1.
“The partnership commits to ongoing distribution for our highly successful, long-running drama series, together with newly added programming from hugely popular genres such as the acclaimed series ‘The Adventure of English,’ which will be part of the educational Athena line,” said Carol Lee, VP of North American home entertainment for ITV Global Entertainment.
The deal also includes further home entertainment distribution of “Agatha Christie’s Marple” and “Agatha Christie’s Poirot,” Acorn Media’s bestselling franchises.
“The ITV Global Entertainment catalogue offers a wealth of opportunities for us to expand our range of programming,” said Mark Stevens, president at Acorn Media’s United States operations.