Deal extends 10-year relationship
LONDON — Warner Bros. Intl. TV Distribution has inked a new, multiyear output deal with Turkish distribber Saran Media.The deal, which expands on WBITV’s current pact with Saran, covers premium, basic, free and subscription video-on-demand rights to a wide range of current and library feature films, including upcoming Will Smith starrer “I Am Legend,” and recent release “Beowulf.” Also included are television series and animation titles from Warner Bros. Entertainment. Saran will license these properties to various broadcasters in Turkey. The deal marks the continuation a 10-year relationship between Warner Bros. and Saran, one of Turkey’s leading entertainment and sports programming providers.