TVGN (TV Guide Network) and Banijay International have inked a multi-year agreement which will see the London based distributor handle international distribution for the network’s original series and entertainment programming.
The deal between TVGN – which is jointly owned by CBS and Lionsgate – and Banijay covers any future content as well as a back catalogue of more than 130 hours of programming including Rock The Boat: New Kids On The Block, The Sorrentinos and The Story Behind.
“Banijay International is a world class distributor that will expand the delivery and reach of our original programming on an international scale,” said David Wisnia, President of Business Operations, TVGN. “We’re pleased to partner with Banijay on bringing TVGN’s new and compelling programming slate to viewers throughout the world.”
While Karoline Spodsberg, Managing Director of Banijay, added: “The programming included in this deal will expand our growing finished tape catalogue with a raft of high quality programming that has strong international sales potential. We are delighted to be working with one of the fastest growing cable networks in the U.S. and look forward to launching TVGN’s new programming to our clients in the coming months.”