Broadcasters in Australia and New Zealand have picked up almost 50 hours of drama and comedy, including The Syndicate, from ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVSGE).
In Australia, UKTV has bought The Syndicate (5x60’), produced by Rollem Productions, which follows the lives of a group of supermarket workers who win the lottery. It has also secured rights to the first two seasons of BBC comedy Miranda (12x30′).
Universal has acquired a slate of programmes including White Heat (6x60’), ITV Studios and writer Paula Milne’s drama about a group of friends over four decades; Mammoth Screen’s A Year of Greater Love (2x60’) and At Water’s Edge (2x60’); and telemovie Have a Little Faith (1x90’).
Foxtel Networks has bought season two of BBC comedy White Van Man (6x30’), also produced by ITV Studios.
UKTV in New Zealand has also picked up The Syndicate, while Prime has acquired season six of ITV Studios’ detective drama Lewis (4x120’).
Rialto has bought the first two seasons of another drama, RTÉ’s crime drama Love/Hate (10x60’).
The Australian deals were completed by Dan Edwards and the New Zealand sales by Jemma Losh for ITVSGE.