ITVS GE Sells 100-Plus Hours to Canada’s OUTtv


LONDON: The Canadian LGBTQ network OUTtv has picked up more than 100 hours of programming from the ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) catalog, including Judge Rinder’s Crime Stories.

The package also featured season three of the court TV show Judge Rinder, Tonight at the London Palladium and, for the first time on Canadian TV, the musical drama series Britannia High. The deal with OUTtv also includes a raft of TV movies.

Craig Bohland, ITVS GE’s VP of sales for Canada, said: “This is an exciting deal and I am delighted to continue our partnership with OUTtv on such a broad range of ITVS GE titles. From court TV to documentary, entertainment and musical drama, this latest package fits perfectly with OUTtv’s strategy to attract and retain a broad, progressive audience on multiple platforms.”

Brad Danks, the CEO of OUTtv, said: “There is such a wealth of great programming in the ITVS GE catalog that we have barely scratched the surface. I am so happy that our viewers can now enjoy the acerbic wit of Judge Rinder, the spectacle of the London Palladium and the unbridled joy of Britannia High, as well as a whole host of great movies and drama.”