(February 27, 2003 – Burbank, CA & Jakarta, Indonesia) – Warner Bros. International Television Distribution has signed a multi-year deal with Indonesia’s Pt. Duta Visual Nusantara Tivi Tujuh for the free television rights to a package of feature films, television series, animated series, TV movies, miniseries and documentaries for broadcast on the company’s channel TV7. The announcement was made today by Jeffrey R. Schlesinger, President, Warner Bros. International Television, and Agung Adiprasetyo, Managing Director, Pt. Duta Visual Nusantara Tivi Tujuh. The deal, which was negotiated on behalf of Warner Bros. International Television Distribution by Greg Robertson, Vice President, Asia-Pacific, Warner Bros. International Television Distribution & Managing Director, Warner Bros. Australia, Pty Ltd., includes the broadcast rights to several feature films (including “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” “The Lord Of The Rings: Fellowship of the Rings,” “Ocean’s Eleven,” “Cats & Dogs” and “Training Day”), as well as numerous library titles. In addition, the deal includes television series (including “Everwood,” “The Bachelorette,” “Jamie Kennedy Experiment” and “Baby Looney Tunes”), TV movies and miniseries and documentaries. “We’re pleased that viewers of TV7 in Indonesia will be able to enjoy our world-class programming,” said Robertson. “We’re also pleased to be in business with this relatively new broadcaster and look forward to a long and mutually beneficial working relationship with them.” "This strategic cooperation will be able to provide TV7’s audience with quality programs consistently,” said Adiprasetyo. “We believe that this cooperation will strengthen TV7's position, and this output deal will brighten the television industry in Indonesia." Warner Bros. International Television Distribution is one of the world’s largest distributors of programming, licensing more than 40,000 hours of television programming and movies dubbed or subtitled in more than 40 languages to broadcasters in more than 175 countries.
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