ITV Studios America has signed an exclusive producer deal with Komixx Entertainment, producers of Five’s Toby’s Travelling Circus.
Komixx is an entertainment rights owner and content production company which sources rights through its wide range of relationships in the creative industries.
This includes via its exclusive relationship with The Random House Group, allowing the firm access to one of the the publisher's portfolio of original family and young adult published material.
Under the deal, all Komixx's US television development will be through ITV Studios America.
“For us it was all about having a shared creative vision and ITV Studios America not only gives us that but also a great opportunity to get our scripted drama into the US television networks," said Andrew Cole-Bulgin, Komixx's head of Film and TV.
Ed Glauser, managing director of Komixx added: “Our expansion into the US and our producer deal with ITV Studios America marks the first step in our ability to bring this great content to the US and we look forward to a long and successful relationship."
Orly Adelson, president of ITV Studios America said: "I am delighted to be working with Andrew and Edward. They combine a unique creative vision and an exciting ability to adapt literary material for the screen."