ABC foots 'Bill' with Fremantle

Lewes, Jacqueline Lee
May 2004
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;5/4/2004, Vol. 383 Issue 36, p54
Australian Broadcasting Corp. (ABC) has signed an output deal with Fremantle International Distribution (FID) that will give the pubcaster exclusive first-run access to British television series "The Bill" for a further three years. The deal also gives the ABC access to other crime series produced in Great Britain, including "Murder Investigation Team" and "The Bill" specials. In addition, ABC said it will get a first-look option on a range of new programming distributed by FID and access to its back catalog.


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