Lightworks inks overseas deal for THR series

Fox Int'l nabs magazine's show for Turkey, Greece

Lightworks Program Distribution has inked a licensing deal with Fox International in Turkey and Greece for the weekly entertainment series "The Hollywood Reporter," which regularly utilizes the expertise of the paper's editorial staff.

The series brings viewers the latest information from the film and television industries and includes interviews with top stars, behind-the-scenes peeks at Hollywood's latest blockbuster films, analysis of business developments and red-carpet footage.

"The Hollywood Reporter" is available in English and Spanish and is being broadcast in 50 countries worldwide. The series also will be available for broadcast sale at the upcoming NATPE market in Las Vegas.

"We are extremely delighted to have forged this important relationship with Fox," Lightworks Distribution president John Cuddihy said. "The deal will ensure significant added broadcast coverage for 'The Hollywood Reporter,' and we are confident that the series will develop a loyal audience in these significant territories."

Lightworks distributes thousands of hours in the U.S. and internationally through traditional and new-media platforms, including women's lifestyle, travel, music, biography and documentary series.