all3media international has signed a high-volume drama deal in Latin America, as AMC Networks’ streaming service Acorn TV acquired more than 180 hours of content for the region.
Independent distributor all3media international has signed a high-volume drama deal in Latin America, as AMC Networks’ streaming service Acorn TV acquired more than 180 hours of content for the region.
Acorn TV has secured SVoD rights in Latin America to a host of new seasons from hit detective drama brands. This includes the first five seasons of the UK’s leading drama export Midsomer Murders (18 x 120’ and 5 x 100’, Bentley Productions), seasons two and three of entertaining murder mystery Agatha Raisin, (a Free@Last and Company Pictures Production for Acorn TV) and five seasons of South Pacific Pictures’ atmospheric whodunit The Brokenwood Mysteries (20 x 120’).
Also heading to Acorn TV from all3media international’s detective drama slate are three seasons of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (34 x 60’), the first season of Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries (4 x 120’) and new feature film Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears, all from Every Cloud Productions along with season one of Bunya Productions’ Mystery Road (6 x 60’). Further titles featured in the deal are two six-part series from Rollem Productions – Girlfriends and Love, Lies and Records.
Acorn TV is available in several countries in Latin America via Acorn.tv and Roku® streaming devices and continues to be a valued distribution and co-production partner for all3media international.
Midsomer Murders also features in another new deal in Latin America, as Television Nacionale de Uruguay signs series 16 – 20 (27 x 120’), becoming the first free TV network in the country to air the drama.
Don Klees, SVP, Programming for Acorn TV, AMC Networks noted: “Acorn TV is thrilled to partner with our friends at all3media international to expand our content offering in Latin America with several of our most popular series from Acorn TV in the U.S. Featuring first-rate mysteries and dramas from Britain with Midsomer Murders and Agatha Raisin; New Zealand with The Brokenwood Mysteries; and Australia with Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears and Mystery Road, we know our subscribers will be extremely excited to watch these shows on Acorn TV in Latin America.”
Janel Downing, VP Sales Latin America at all3media international, added: “We’re very pleased to continue our successful ongoing collaboration with Acorn TV as this fantastic selection of drama titles heads to the service in Latin America. Acorn TV is renowned for delivering a diverse variety of the best in international drama, so is the perfect home to showcase these acclaimed series to a Latin American audience. I’m also delighted to see Midsomer Murders making its free TV debut in Uruguay, ensuring that this hugely popular detective drama reaches even more viewers in the country.”