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LA Screenings: UK Buyers Circle Back On Missed Gems From 2014-2015 Season

While all eyes are inevitably on the slate of new series that will comprise the 2015 – 2016 broadcast season, several UK broadcasters are turning their attention back to the 2014-2015 season, looking to snap up a number of gems they missed or initially passed on acquiring after last year’s LA Screenings. Talks are now underway between UK broadcasters and the studios to secure the UK rights to Marvel's Agent Carter, iZombie, Black-ish, Fresh Off The Boat and Galavant.

William Shatner Lands Guest Role On ‘Murdoch Mysteries’

William ShatnerWilliam Shatner has been tapped for a guest starring role on the CBC/UKTV co-production Murdoch Mysteries for its upcoming 18 episode ninth season, which is now in production in Canada for an Autumn 2015 premiere on CBC and a 2016 premiere on UKTV's Alibi channel.
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LA Screenings: Field Gets Crowded As UK Broadcasters Recommit, New Buyers Look To Make A Splash

With the LA Screenings now behind us, the distribution divisions of the big Hollywood Studios (CBS Studios International, Disney Media Distribution, NBCUniversal International Television Distribution, Sony Pictures Television, Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution and Warner Bros. International Television Distribution) are expecting a leap in sales to the UK this year as the field of buyers continues to grow, as does the competition between them.