Cinedigm acquires ABC library
Cinedigm has acquired digital/VoD rights for US, Canada and Latin America to more than 1,000 episodes of television from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) library.
The deal covers existing episodes and future catalogue and includes titles such as Correlli starring Hugh Jackman as well as An Audience With Dame Edna series.
“This acquisition reflects the remarkable fluidity of today’s international entertainment marketplace and the ever-growing importance of efficient, cost-effective delivery of digital content worldwide,” said Cinedigm chairman and CEO Chris McGurk [pictured]. “ABC has a reputation for superb, varied product and our audiences will now have the opportunity to enjoy that programming in their own regions via devices of their choosing.”
“ABC Commercial is delighted to be working with a company with the experience and market reach of Cinedigm and we look forward to audiences in the USA, Canada and Latin America having access to our award-winning, quality ABC productions,” said director of ABC commercial Robert Patterson,