Warner BrosInternational Television Distribution (WBITD) has renewed its multi-year freetelevision deal with Turkish television distributor SAR-AN International.

Under the termsof the deal SAR-AN has acquired broadcast rights to a number of films includingthe first two Harry Potter instalments, the final two Matrix episodes, Ocean's Eleven and The Last Samurai.

The package includes series and animated properties fromWBITD's library, which SAR-AN will license to various Turkish broadcasters, andthe deal was negotiated on behalf of WBITD by Jose Abad, senior vice presidentof Southern Europe, and Juan Mayne, director of sales in Greece, Turkey andCyprus.

"We are verypleased to be continuing our mutually-beneficial relationship with SAR-ANInternational," WBITD president Jeffrey R Schlesinger said in a statement.

"Our films andtelevision series have performed well for their Turkish broadcasters and wehope that this trend will continue with the upcoming programmes included inthis deal."

"We have very good synergy with Warner Bros, and we arevery pleased to continue working with them," Alan K Saran, vice president ofSAR-AN International, added.

SAR-ANInternational was established as an entertainment and sports programmer in 1990and has a library comprising more than 2,000 hours of animation and 700features.