MTG Re-ups Raft Of Deals


MODERN Times Group has re-upped a raft of agreements for its free and pay TV arm Viasat Broadcasting, including extending the multi-year license pact with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution for premium and library movie rights in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. The deal gives Viasat Broadcasting the second pay TV window for Twentieth Century Fox film content.

Viasat has also renewed two separate licensing agreements with NBCUniversal International Television Distribution for free and pay-tv rights to NBCUniversal content.

Viasat extended a multi-year licensing agreement for the exclusive pay TV rights from Svensk Filmindustri  (SF Film) in Sweden Norway, Denmark and Finland. The deal involves SF Film produced and co-produced Nordic feature films with online and mobile rights also part of the pact.

And the renewal whirlwind also included Nordisk Film, which prolonging its multi-year licence agreement with Viasat Broadcasting for first run and library movie titles on pay TV for Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.