Australia's NineNetwork has renewed its multi-year free television output deal with Warner BrosInternational Television Distribution (WBITD).

The dealcontinues a long-standing programming distribution relationship and involvesfree television rights to the studio's current and upcoming television series,features, animation and library titles.

"Our programmes, such as Friends, ER, Without A Trace and Two And A Half Men, have performed very well on the Nine Network and weare certain that our upcoming series and films will continue to thrive on theirnetwork," WBITD president Jeffrey R Schlesinger said in a statement.

WBITD licensesapproximately 43,000 hours of programming, dubbed or subtitled in more than 40languages, to more than 175 countries.