By Patrick Munn | July 7, 2017 - 2:35 pm | 4 Comments
Here's some acquisitions news that broke while I was off over the past week or so. UKTV's Dave channel has dropped their prime U.S. acquisition Suits after six seasons, leaving the series without a UK broadcaster.
By Patrick Munn | June 26, 2017 - 3:24 pm | 1 Comment
The Night Shift is changing homes here in the UK. Sony Channel, who aired the show's first three seasons, has lost first window rights to the NBC medical drama to Netflix UK. The streaming service acquired The Night Shift in a deal with international distributor Sony Pictures Television, TVWise has confirmed.
By Patrick Munn | June 23, 2017 - 9:04 am | No Comments
And just a month after the LA Screenings, we have our first deal for a new show from the upcoming 2017-2018 broadcast season. Netflix UK, as part of a wider deal agreed by the streaming service's global acquisitions team in LA and CBS Studios International, has secured the exclusive UK rights to The CW's Dynasty reboot series, which is set to premiere state-side in October.
By Patrick Munn | June 23, 2017 - 9:01 am | 1 Comment
It's official: How To Get Away With Murder is returning to the UK. After weeks of rumours, TVWise can confirm that Sky Living has indeed closed a deal with Disney Media Distribution to secure the exclusive rights to the ABC drama in a multi-season agreement.
By Patrick Munn | June 17, 2017 - 8:12 pm | No Comments
Episodes is indeed returning to the Beeb. BBC Two has picked up the UK rights to the seven episode final season of the Matt LeBlanc fronted Showtime comedy series, TVWise has confirmed. The series is distributed internationally by Hat Trick International.
By Patrick Munn | June 15, 2017 - 6:25 pm | 1 Comment
Netflix UK is adding another exclusive U.S. acquisition to their burgeoning slate of programming. The streaming service has struck a deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution to secure the UK rights to USA Network's drama series Queen Of The South, The complete first season is available to stream as of today (Thursday June 15th).
By Patrick Munn | June 14, 2017 - 8:45 am | No Comments
Here's a scripted acquisition that slipped under the radar.
Fox's hybrid comedy series Son Of Zorn, which features an animated character in a live-action setting, has been picked up on this side of the pond by Viceland UK. Son Of Zorn launched on the channel on June 12th and will continue to air in the Monday night 10pm time-slot.
By Patrick Munn | June 13, 2017 - 3:15 pm | 4 Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Jane Villanueva is looking for a new home. TVWise can exclusively reveal that E4 has opted not to extend their licensing agreement with CBS Studios International and has now dropped The CW's hour-long comedy series Jane The Virgin, after airing the show's first two seasons.