By Patrick Munn | June 27, 2016 - 3:33 pm | 1 Comment
AMC Global has picked up the exclusive first run UK broadcast rights to The Terror, the ten episode anthology drama based on the novel by Dan Simmons that was recently green-lit by the US AMC network, after striking a deal with sister company AMC Studios, TVWise has learned.
By Patrick Munn | June 27, 2016 - 9:43 am | No Comments
Amazon Prime Video has acquired the exclusive first-run rights to Starz's limited series The Girlfriend Experience after striking a deal with Starz Distribution's on-demand division Starz Digital, TVWise has learned. The series, from Steven Soderbergh, is now available to stream for UK Prime members.
By Patrick Munn | June 24, 2016 - 11:29 am | No Comments
Morven Christie (The A Word, Hunted) and Vicky McClure (Line Of Duty, This Is England) have been set as the leads in BBC One's three-part psychological thriller The Replacement, which hails from Left Bank Pictures and Joe Ahearne, TVWise has learned.
By Patrick Munn | June 24, 2016 - 10:29 am | No Comments
Following, yesterday's EU Referendum (AKA Brexit vote) , which resulted in a narrow victory for the leave campaign, the Independent Film & Television Alliance - the body representing all the independents within the TV & film industry - has warned that the decision is a "major blow" to UK producers and will have dire consequences for the industry as a whole.
By Patrick Munn | June 23, 2016 - 4:01 pm | No Comments
BBC Worldwide has lined up a slew of international sales for ITV's series of Maigret adaptations starring Rowan Atkinson, TVWise has learned. The first two movies, Maigret Sets A Trap and Maigret's Dead Man, have been sold to Channel One in Russia, NRK in Norway, TVNZ in New Zealand, RTE in Ireland, YLE in Finland and Prima TV in the Czech Republic, amongst others.
By Patrick Munn | June 23, 2016 - 2:29 pm | No Comments
FOX UK has acquired the exclusive first run UK broadcast rights to six-part miniseries Someone Knows My Name, starring Aunjanue Ellis (The Mentalist), after striking a deal with Entertainment One (eOne), TVWise has learned. The miniseries is set to premiere on FOX UK on Sunday July 17th at 9pm.