Universal Channel Acquires USA Network’s ‘In Plain Sight’

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Universal Channel has closed a deal with NBCUniversal International Television Distribution to acquire the UK rights to the first three seasons of USA Network’s drama series In Plain Sight, TVWise has learned.

The series, which ran for five seasons, has previously been broadcast on ITV in the UK, who haved aired the first three seasons of In Plain Sight. I’m told that the show’s first season is set to premiere on Universal Channel on Tuesday April 9th at 8pm, and will then continue to air weekly in the 8pm time-slot.

In Plain Sight was created by David Maples and revolves around Deputy US Marshall Mary Shannon as she performs her duties protecting witnesses in the federal witness protection program (WITSEC). The series stars Mary McCormack (Murder One, The West Wing), Fred Weller, Paul Ben Victor, Lesley Ann Warren and Nicole Hiltz.