By Patrick Munn | May 23, 2017 - 3:29 pm | No Comments
Bull is heading to free-to-air. Channel 5 has secured the FTA rights to the CBS series, which was recently renewed for a second season, for their digi-net 5USA after striking a deal with international distributor CBS Studios International, TVWise has learned.
By Patrick Munn | May 19, 2017 - 6:02 pm | 2 Comments
ABC's Dirty Dancing reboot is coming to the UK. Channel 5 has secured the exclusive UK broadcast rights to the three-hour TV movie/special after agreeing a deal with international distributor Lionsgate Television, TVWise has learned.
By Patrick Munn | May 16, 2017 - 10:37 am | No Comments
After protracted negotiations with international distributor MGM Television, Channel 4 has secured the exclusive UK rights to The Handmaid's Tale, TVWise has learned. The series will premiere on the main channel later this month
By Patrick Munn | May 12, 2017 - 4:15 pm | No Comments
One of the hottest miniseries on the international market has secured a UK deal. The Kennedys sequel After Camelot, starring Matthew Perry (The Good Fight) and Katie Holmes (The Kennedys)has been snapped up on this side of the pond by Channel 5 after they agreed a deal with international distributor Muse Distribution International, TVWise has learned.
By Patrick Munn | May 8, 2017 - 2:56 pm | No Comments
NBC's summer drama Midnight, Texas has found a UK home. Syfy UK has acquired the exclusive UK broadcast rights to the supernatural drama series, which is based on the books by True Blood author Charlaine Harris, after striking a deal with sister company NBCUniversal International Distribution, TVWise has learned.
By Patrick Munn | May 5, 2017 - 2:14 pm | No Comments
The third season of Hulu's original comedy series Casual will receive its UK premiere on Amazon Prime Video UK on Wednesday May 24th, it has been announced. New episodes will continue to be made available to UK Prime subscribers every Wednesday, less than 24 hours after they are released on Hulu in the United States.
By Patrick Munn | May 3, 2017 - 4:51 pm | No Comments
Netflix UK has acquired Ghost Wars, a new sci-fi drama from Continuum creator Simon Barry which just scored a 13 episode straight-to-series order at Syfy, TVWise has learned. Netflix has also taken rights to the series in all other territories excluding the United States.
By Patrick Munn | May 3, 2017 - 12:43 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Bravo's flagship scripted drama series Girlfriends Guide To Divorce has lost its UK broadcaster. I'm hearing that Lifetime UK, who originally acquired GG2D in 2015 as part of a wide-ranging deal with NBCUniversal International Distribution that also gave them rights to NBC mini The Slap, has dropped the series.