By Patrick Munn | December 8, 2017 - 10:59 pm | 1 Comment
EXCLUSIVE: Superstore is finally crossing the pond. Multiple sources are telling me that ITV has agreed a deal with international distributor NBCUniversal International Distribution for the exclusive UK rights to the America Ferrera fronted comedy series, with plans to air it on ITV2 in 2018.
By Patrick Munn | November 20, 2017 - 5:32 pm | No Comments
History UK has acquired the UK rights to Knightfall, the period drama about the Knights Templar which is being produced for the U.S. History network. The series, which is distributed internationally by A+E Networks, is expected to premiere on this side of the pond in 2018.
By Patrick Munn | October 4, 2017 - 6:10 pm | 1 Comment
More than two years after the series was cancelled, Sony Channel has secured the UK rights to the former ABC Family drama series Chasing Life after striking a deal with international distributor Lionsgate Television. The first season will premiere on Tuesday October 17th at 9pm.
By Patrick Munn | September 27, 2017 - 7:53 pm | 3 Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Riggs and Murtaugh are returning to the UK. I've learned that ITV has secured the UK rights to the second season of Fox's Lethal Weapon reboot from international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. The show's second season is expected to return to the main channel in a prime-time slot in 2018.
By Patrick Munn | September 22, 2017 - 8:32 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Diane Lockhart is staying put on More4. I've learned that the Channel 4 owned digi-net has picked up the UK rights to the second season of The Good Wife spin-off The Good Fight from international distributor CBS Studios International. Sources tell me that the deal C4 and CBS inked earlier this year covered multiple seasons of the show. The second season of The Good Fight is expected to premiere in 2018.
By Patrick Munn | September 9, 2017 - 7:33 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Amazon Prime Video UK has picked up the first run UK rights to the third season of CBS' comedy series Life In Pieces, TVWise can reveal. The series is distributed internationally by Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution.
By Patrick Munn | September 5, 2017 - 7:02 pm | 1 Comment
EXCLUSIVE: ITV2 is letting go of two high-profile U.S. acquisitions. The youth-skewing digi-net has opted not to renew their licensing agreements for the Allison Janney/Anna Farris comedy series Mom and the Elyes Gabel fronted drama Scorpion, TVWise can reveal.
By Patrick Munn | September 5, 2017 - 1:50 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Universal Channel - NBCU's flagship channel on this side of the pond - has picked up the first run UK broadcast rights to the sixth season of TNT's long-running crime drama Major Crimes, TVWise has confirmed. The series is distributed internationally by Warner Bros. International Television Distribution.