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Netflix, Mediaset reach Italian TV rights deal – report

Tuesday 13 October 2015 | 12:14 CET | News
Netflix has reached a deal with Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset to share the rights to its own series "Orange is the New Black", reports Il Sole 24 Ore. The video streaming service is due to launch in Italy on 22 October but the exclusive broadcast rights to the cult TV series, one of its most popular original productions, are owned by Mediaset, which has been airing the show on its Premium pay-TV service and online Infinity platform. However, the unnamed sources cited in the report indicate that an agreement has been struck that will allow Netflix to include "Orange is the New Black"

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Mediaset / Netflix / Sky
Countries: Italy
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