LONDON, February 8, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Virgin Media and The Walt Disney Company's Buena Vista International Television (BVITV) have today announced a major UK content agreement that includes hit US network series such as Grey's Anatomy, Criminal Minds and Alias.
Negotiated by Steve Nam, director of rights for Virgin Media's wholly-owned channels Living and Bravo, and Catherine Powell, BVITV's vice president, Sales, UK & Ireland, Nordic, Benelux & Israel, the deal will offer some of the strongest brands from their linear schedules on Virgin Media's TV-on-demand service.
This agreement is in line with The Walt Disney Company's focus on the application of technology to enhance its content and expand its distribution. Included in the new deal are: library series of the smash hit, Golden Globe-winning hospital drama Grey's Anatomy, FBI thriller Criminal Minds, starring Mandy Patinkin, new drama Day Break starring Taye Diggs, and the final two seasons of the Emmy award-winning spy drama Alias, starring Jennifer Garner.
The first two seasons of Extreme Makeover UK, and season 1 of Ghost Whisperer and Night Stalker will also be available on the service.