Finnish broadcaster Channel 4 (Nelonen) has agreed to buy a range of feature films and series from Buena Vista International Television (BVITV), the international TV licensing arm of Walt Disney.
The deal gives Nelonen first-run and library titles including The Rock, Pearl Harbor, Enemy Of The State and The Princess Diaries. Other titles include Unbreakable, Ed Wood and Grosse Point Blank.
The deal was brokered by Tom Toumazis, senior vice president and managing director, BVITV EMEA and Pirjo Airaksinen, senior vice president, Channel 4 Finland/Nelonen.
The agreement also covers live action series, including 8 Simple Rules seasons 1 and 2, which will be shown in Finland for the first time, Golden Girls seasons 1 - 4 and the miniseries Stephen King's Rose Red.