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MIPCOM: ITV Sells 'Mr. Selfridge' Worldwide

Jeremy Piven Mr. Selfridge - H 2012
Mr. Selfridge

The period drama, starring Jeremy Piven, has sold to more than 150 territories.

CANNES - ITV Studios Global Entertainment has closed multiple new deals for Mr. Selfridge, its period drama starring Jeremy Piven as American entrepreneur in Britain Harry Gordon Selfridge.

New broadcasters boarding the show include Spain's TVE, HRT in Croatia, Czech TV in the Czech Republic, Planet TV in Slovenia and LRT in Lithuania.  

ITV has now sold Mr. Selfridge to more than 150 territories worldwide, with deals with PBS/WGBH in the US, Vision TV in Canada, Norway's NRK and Sundance Channel Global for Latin America.

The British group is hoping for similar success with its new period drama, Breathless, starring Jack Davenport, which it will screen today (Monday) to international buyers at MIPCOM.