UK digital channel Carlton Cinema has secured first-run rights for the UK to 35 titles from Columbia TriStar International Television (CTIT).

In addition, Carlton Cinema has acquired rights to broadcast My Best Friend's Wedding and As Good As It Gets immediately after their terrestrial premieres.

The deal is the third between Carlton Cinema and CTIT. The channel is distributed by cable and UK digital terrestrial platform ONdigital.

Christine Mason, director of UK sales at CTIT said: "We're delighted to conclude this deal with Carlton Cinema as it now brings our strong slate of feature film titles to the basic cable market."