Steven Soderbergh's sex lies and videotape, The Tamarind Seed and The Big Easy will screen on US pay-TV service Showtime, following a major deal with Carlton International, the sales arm of UK broadcast group Carlton Communications.

Other library titles included in the package include Jacknife, Jon Voight and Kevin Costner in Table For Five; Keanu Reeves in The Night Before; Tom Selleck, Jane Seymour, Lauren Hutton and Bob Hoskins in Lassiter; Burt Reynolds and Liza Minnelli in Rent-A-Cop; Jackie Chan in The Big Brawl; Jamie Lee Curtis, Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Jason Leigh in Grandview, USA; Linda Fiorentino in The Last Seduction; and Heather Locklear in Return Of The Swamp Thing.

Carlton has a library of over 18,000 hours of TV content and operates the Carlton Film Collection, one of the largest collections of English language films in the world. This comprises the Rank, Rohauer, Korda, Romulus and ITC feature film libraries with titles including Sophie's Choice, Brief Encounter, Richard III, The African Queen, The Eagle Has Landed, Birth Of A Nation and the "Carry On" films.