1. La Sexta grabs Quantum of Solace in free-to-air deal with MGM

    By Devin Zydel on 2010-03-25

    Spanish broadcaster La Sexta has grabbed free-to-air rights on 10 James Bond films in a new deal with MGM.

    'Quantum of Solace'

    Quantum of Solace

    According to the Hollywood Reporter, the broadcaster picked up the rights to the 007 films, including 2008’s Quantum of Solace. The deal is due to begin in April with a run of five of the Bond films.

    It is the second high-profile signing for La Sexta in the past two weeks, following the three-year exclusive output deal with Warner Bros. The broadcaster, which averages about 7% audience share, had shied away from major Hollywood deals until recenty.

    The deal also includes the Rocky and Robocop franchises, as well as “Conan the Destroyer.

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