Banijay Rights signs multi-territory content deal with Olympusat

The agreement includes more than 200 hours of English, Swedish, and Hebrew-language content, including "Ambulance Australia" season 1 to 4, "Armed and Deadly: Gang Wars" season 2, "Armed and Deadly: Police UK season 1," among other titles.

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Olympusat, LLC has secured a licensing partnership with Banijay Rights to air more than 200 hours of its English, Swedish, and Hebrew-language content in North and South America, excluding Brazil, to use across its products and platforms. “We are thrilled to announce closing a new licensing deal with Banijay Rights,” said Olympusat's Chief Content Officer, Aurora Mohler. “Once again, Olympusat demonstrates its commitment to a qualitative and diversified content offering with the purpose to serve our viewers and platform partners in the best way possible.” 

The highlighted titles included in the deals are the Banijay series "Armed and Deadly: Police UK," "Fifty" ('Hamishim'), and "In the Head of a Murderer Sweden." The new agreement also includes "Ambulance Australia" seasons 1 to 4, "Armed and Deadly: Gang Wars" season 2, "Armed and Deadly: Police UK season 1," "Catching a Predator," "Black Lake" seasons 1 & 2, "Crime Secrets" of season 1 & 2, "Fifty" ('Hamishim'), "Harem," "In the Head of a Murderer Sweden" season 1 to 4, Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer season 2, "Murder Calls" season 1, "Murdertown" season 1 to 3, "Surgeons: At the Edge of Life" season 1 to 4, "The Detectives" season 1 to 2, "The Oldenheim Twelve" season 1 ('De 12 Van Oldenheim') & 2 ('De 12 Van Schouwendam'), and season one of "The Truth Will Out" in Swedish.

The vertically integrated distributor owns Spanish and English language pay- tv channels in the U.S., which includes programming rights and a global distribution content library, a catalog of networks of 30+ HD and SD networks in English and Spanish language, a premium FAST channel suite of in-language and dubbed content, in both English and Spanish, and an AVOD streaming service FreeTV. “We’re pleased to have secured this deal with Olympusat and hope this is the beginning of a long partnership. North and South America are key markets for us, and our vast catalog means we can offer a wide variety of content to our clients in these regions," Michelle Wasserman, SVP Lat Am, USH & Brazil at Banijay Rights, said. 

We are thrilled to announce closing a new licensing deal with Banijay Rights. Once again, Olympusat demonstrates its commitment to a qualitative and diversified content offering with the propose to serve our viewers and platform partners in the best way possible.” Aurora Mohler Chief Content Officer, Olympusat

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