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 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.
By Patrick Munn | June 8, 2017 - 12:01 am | 2 Comments
Ryan Murphy's latest anthology series had found a UK home. BBC Two has secured the UK rights to FX Networks' drama series Feud after striking a deal with international distributor Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, TVWise has learned. An anthology drama that explores different famous feuds, the first season, which will premiere on BBC Two later this year, is subtitled 'Bette And Joan' and explores the bitter rivalry between Hollywood stars Bette Davis and Joan Crawford.
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 18, 2017 - 10:01 am | 6 Comments
EXCLUSIVE: The reports of Ransom's demise have been greatly exaggerated. Despite a flurry of media reports that CBS had axed the Luke Roberts fronted show, sources with direct knowledge of the situation tell me that it has in fact NOT been cancelled. I'm hearing that CBS has not made a decision one way or another and Ransom remains in contention for a second season pick up.
By Patrick Munn | May 15, 2017 - 7:10 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: The Portrait Of A Lady is inching closer to the small screen. I'm hearing that the TV adaptation of the Henry James novel, which Red Production Company and Number 9 Films announced they were developing close to a year ago, has now landed at the BBC. It's not immediately clear if it's eyed for a spot on BBC One or BBC Two. In addition to landing at the Beeb for further development, my sources tell me that Secret Diary Of A Call Girl scribe Rebecca Lenkiewicz has also come on-board to pen the script for this adaptation.
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.