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ITV sells 200hrs to Denmark’s DR

ITV Global Entertainment has sold a 200hr package of programming to Danish public broadcaster DR.

Titles in the package includes Lewis, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Wycliffe, A Touch of Frost, Agatha Christie’s Marple and Agatha Christie’s Poirot.

ITV Global, the distribution arm of UK broadcaster ITV, already has a programming deal with DR.

Featured in the deal are the hugely popular and highly acclaimed award-winning primetime ITV drama series’ Lewis, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Wycliffe, A Touch of Frost, Agatha Christie’s Marple and Agatha Christie’s Poirot, which is now watched in over 190 territories internationally.

Kaare Schmidt, acquisitions executive – Series at DR Television said “We’re delighted to be announcing this major acquisition of drama for our schedules from ITV. We proudly broadcast some of the best original drama in the world – which this latest portfolio of proven hits will compliment perfectly.”