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ShowMax buys 125 hours of content from UK's ITV

Friday 9 October 2015 | 10:59 CET | News
South African SVoD service ShowMax has bought 125 hours of content from the UK's ITV Studios Global Entertainment, including new serial 'Jekyll and Hyde' starring Tom Bateman. The deal also comprises seasons one to three of 'Rectify', period drama 'Mr Selfridge', 'Good Witch', historical drama serial 'Texas Rising' and detective series 'Vera' (seasons 1-3),TBI Vision reported.

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Companies: ITV / Naspers / Netflix
Countries: South Africa
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