ITV, NBCU agree movie package

U.K. broadcaster accesses film library

LONDON — The U.K.’s biggest private terrestrial web, ITV, has acquired a hefty movie package from NBC Universal comprising current and library fare.

The web’s acquisitions head Zai Bennett described the agreement as “a landmark deal” that gives ITV free-to-air rights to “hundreds” of feature films.

“Mamma Mia,” “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor,” “The Boat That Rocked,” “Hot Fuzz,” “Evan Almighty,” “The Bourne Identity,” “The Bourne Supremacy” and “The Bourne Ultimatum” are among the movies covered by the arrangement.

Deal also includes U.S. cop shows “Monk” and “Ironside.”

The content will air across ITV’s domestic webs, ITV1, 2, 3 and 4.

More TV

  • Sacha Baron Cohen

    Showtime Counters Sacha Baron Cohen 'Stolen Valor' Claims

    LONDON — The U.K.’s biggest private terrestrial web, ITV, has acquired a hefty movie package from NBC Universal comprising current and library fare. The web’s acquisitions head Zai Bennett described the agreement as “a landmark deal” that gives ITV free-to-air rights to “hundreds” of feature films. “Mamma Mia,” “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor,” […]

  • Wyatt Russell in Lodge 49 AMC

    TV Review: AMC's 'Lodge 49' Starring Wyatt Russell

    LONDON — The U.K.’s biggest private terrestrial web, ITV, has acquired a hefty movie package from NBC Universal comprising current and library fare. The web’s acquisitions head Zai Bennett described the agreement as “a landmark deal” that gives ITV free-to-air rights to “hundreds” of feature films. “Mamma Mia,” “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor,” […]

  • Zoey Deutch

    Ryan Murphy Netflix Series 'The Politician' Casts Zoey Deutch, Three More Series Regulars

    LONDON — The U.K.’s biggest private terrestrial web, ITV, has acquired a hefty movie package from NBC Universal comprising current and library fare. The web’s acquisitions head Zai Bennett described the agreement as “a landmark deal” that gives ITV free-to-air rights to “hundreds” of feature films. “Mamma Mia,” “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor,” […]

  • "Refuge" -- Eric is called in

    'Ransom' Renewed by CBS for Season 3

    LONDON — The U.K.’s biggest private terrestrial web, ITV, has acquired a hefty movie package from NBC Universal comprising current and library fare. The web’s acquisitions head Zai Bennett described the agreement as “a landmark deal” that gives ITV free-to-air rights to “hundreds” of feature films. “Mamma Mia,” “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor,” […]

  • Anderson Cooper

    Anderson Cooper Slams Trump-Putin Presser as 'Disgraceful'

    LONDON — The U.K.’s biggest private terrestrial web, ITV, has acquired a hefty movie package from NBC Universal comprising current and library fare. The web’s acquisitions head Zai Bennett described the agreement as “a landmark deal” that gives ITV free-to-air rights to “hundreds” of feature films. “Mamma Mia,” “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor,” […]

  • Vince Gilligan

    'Breaking Bad' Creator Vince Gilligan Sets New Deal With Sony Pictures Television

    LONDON — The U.K.’s biggest private terrestrial web, ITV, has acquired a hefty movie package from NBC Universal comprising current and library fare. The web’s acquisitions head Zai Bennett described the agreement as “a landmark deal” that gives ITV free-to-air rights to “hundreds” of feature films. “Mamma Mia,” “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor,” […]

  • cardi b jay-z beyonce

    Cardi B, Beyonce, Jay-Z Lead 2018 MTV VMA Nominations

    LONDON — The U.K.’s biggest private terrestrial web, ITV, has acquired a hefty movie package from NBC Universal comprising current and library fare. The web’s acquisitions head Zai Bennett described the agreement as “a landmark deal” that gives ITV free-to-air rights to “hundreds” of feature films. “Mamma Mia,” “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor,” […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content