BVITV announces three agreements at MIPCOM

CANNES: Buena Vista International Television (BVITV), the distribution arm of Walt Disney Television International, has announced three deals at the ongoing MIPCOM summit at Cannes. The deals are with Irish terrestrial broadcaster RTE, Germany's ARD and GMA7 Philippines.



According to the agreement introduced by BVITV to RTÉ, younger viewers across Ireland will be able to enjoy two new action-packed Jetix animated series. This was announced today by EMEA, BVITV vice president sales Alison Homewood and RTE director of broadcast and acquisitions Dermot Horan. Included in the agreement are shows 'Sonic X and Tutenstein.



Tutenstein will also travel to Germany, according to the new licensing agreement introduced by BVITV to public broadcaster ARD. The agreement was announced by Homewood and NDR head of department, children & family Angelika Paetow.

BVITV's licensing agreement with Philippines terrestrial broadcaster GMA7 is for features and series. The announcement was made by BVITV-AP VP and GM Steve Macalliste and GMA Worldwide Inc. VP Roxanne Barcelona. With this agreement, viewers in the Philippines will now be able to watch a variety of recent library features such as the action-adventure Shanghai Noon, the blockbuster Kiss of the Dragon and the fun-filled comedy 102 Dalmations. Also included in the agreement is the hit reality series, Extreme Makeover.

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