Brazilian TV channel Globo has signed a multi-year deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution for free TV broadcast rights to feature films and series from the U.S distributor.
The new deal includes films from Warner Bros. Pictures such titles as “American Sniper,” “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”, among others, as well the rights to television series from Warner Bros. Television, such as “Gotham,” “The Flash” and “Supergirl”.
Warner had for close to 15 years a contract with Brazilian free-to-air channel STB (Grupo Silvio Santos) that concluded in 2013 and was not renewed, Brazilian media reported.
“We are very pleased to have struck this deal with Globo,” said Jeffrey R. Schlesinger, President, Warner Bros. International Television. “Brazil is an important market and we are glad that viewers will have access to some of our world-class feature films and television series”, the executive concluded.
According to a statement released by Warner, Globo airs approximately 900 feature films and TV series every year.