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Television Corp. pacts with Ludus

Deal involves exclusive distribution internationally

LONDON — U.K. producer-distributor The Television Corporation has inked a deal to exclusively distribute internationally and to produce in selected territories the formats created by Ludus, the new company set up by Stephen Leahy and Trish Kinane.

As former managing directors of Brit producer Action Time, Leahy and Kinane have been responsible for developing award-winning formats internationally.

The Television Corporation’s international arm distributes formats and completed programs to over 250 broadcasters. Its best-known properties are “Robot Wars” and “Gillette World Sport,” made by production subsidiaries Mentorn and Sunset+Vine.

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