Warner Bros. International Television Distribution (WBITD) has signed a multi-year free television deal with Greece's Star Channel.
The deal, which extends an existing relationship, includes the free television broadcast rights to feature films from Warner Bros.,HBO's cable mini-series The Sopranos and TV television series such as ER, and The West Wing, as well as animated series, TV movies, mini-series and documentary programming.
Star Channel is one of Greece's major privately owned TV stations. While its programming is structured primarily around locally produced comedy and drama series as well as foreign series and feature films of high production value, the backbone of the station's profile is foreign programming giving it an average share of 14-15%.
WBITD licenses more than 39,000 hours of television programming and movies dubbed or subtitled in more than 40 languages to broadcasters in more than 175 countries.