CBS Studios International and RTL announce new content licensing agreement in Belgium
Agreement Includes New Series “FBI”, “A Million Little Things,” “Charmed,” “In The Dark” and “Fam”
CBS Studios International and RTL Belgium today announced an exclusive, multi-year licensing agreement for a selection of new programming from CBS Television Studios. Included within the agreement is the new Dick Wolf-produced drama, FBI, The CW’s CHARMED, and one of the most talked about dramas from this year’s development season, A MILLION LITTLE THINGS from Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment.
In addition to the new series, the deal extends RTL’s rights to broadcast current and library series from CBS and The CW, including the global hit CBS drama NCIS, which found its home on RTL when the series premiered 15 years ago. Other CBS favorites returning to RTL include HAWAII FIVE-0, SEAL TEAM, INSTINCT and MACGYVER.
“CBS and RTL have been working together to bring the best of U.S. content to Belgian audiences for over 25 years,” said Armando Nuñez, President and Chief Executive Officer, CBS Studios International. “We’re excited to build on this important, long-term relationship with another successful slate of CBS programming.”
TV general manager, RTL in Belgium and Luxembourg, added: ”We are pleased to pursue our collaboration with CBS Studios International, which allows our viewers to continue watching all the famous characters they’ve learned to love over the years,” said Stéphane Rosenblatt, TV general manager, RTL in Belgium and Luxembourg. “CBS programming remains a solid pillar for RTL, helping to continue growing its audiences in the coming years.”
About CBS Studios International
CBS Studios International is the leading supplier of programming to the international television marketplace, licensing to more than 200 markets in more than 60 languages across multiple media platforms. The division distributes programming from CBS Television Studios created for the CBS Television Network, The CW, CBS All Access and other platforms, as well as content from CBS Television Distribution, SHOWTIME Networks, CBS News, CBS Films and a library of more than 70,000 hours of programming. The Studio participates in a number of international channel ventures, including owning and operating Ten Network Holdings Australia and also exports a diverse lineup of formats for local production. CBS Studios International has 13 offices around the world, including its base in Los Angeles and EMEA headquarters in Amsterdam. CBS Studios International is a division of CBS Corporation.