By Patrick Munn | August 11, 2016 - 12:35 pm | No Comments
Lifetime UK has picked up a second season of Britain's Next Top Model, after successfully launching the re-tooled version of the format earlier this year. Ten episodes have been ordered for season two.
By Patrick Munn | October 26, 2015 - 5:36 pm | No Comments
TVWise breaks down the 2014-2015 broadcast season and takes a look at how many shows made it to the UK, what the key trends were, and who did the most business – on both the broadcaster and distributor side of the equation.
By Patrick Munn | October 21, 2015 - 6:51 pm | No Comments
Lifetime UK has picked up the exclusive first run UK broadcast rights to TV movie Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow, TVWise has learned. The two-hour movie will premiere on Lifetime UK on Christmas Eve (Thursday December 24th) at 10pm.
By Patrick Munn | September 25, 2015 - 5:01 pm | 3 Comments
A range of UK broadcasters - including Channel 4, Amazon Prime Instant Video UK, Sky, Syfy UK, Channel 5 and Comedy Central UK - have picked up the UK rights to the new seasons of their exclusive imports including 'The Big Bang Theory', 'Better Call Saul', 'Elementary', 'Dark Matter', 'NCIS: New Orleans', '2 Broke Girls', 'Mike & Molly' & more.
By Patrick Munn | September 22, 2015 - 4:55 pm | No Comments
With Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce currently unspooling its thirteen episode first season on Lifetime UK on Tuesday nights at 10pm, TVWise spoke with series creator Marti Noxon about what led her to create the series, the process of casting series lead Lisa Edelstein, working with Bravo on their first scripted show and whether she would want to bring back Buffy The Vampire Slayer.
By Patrick Munn | August 26, 2015 - 11:28 am | No Comments
Abbey Clancy is returning to Britain's Next Top Model. The model, who appeared on Next Top Model in 2006, has been selected to serve as head judge on the new series, which was picked up by Lifetime UK earlier this year after Sky Living opted not to proceed with the format in 2013. Other judges lined up for the series include Paul Sculfor, Hilary Alexander OBE and Nicky Johnston.
By Patrick Munn | August 25, 2015 - 8:41 am | 4 Comments
As part of our on-going feature series on acquisitions, TVWise speaks to A+E Networks UK's Senior Vice-President of Content & Creative Heather Jones about the acquisitions strategy for Lifetime UK and History UK, Lifetime UK's comedy ambitions, the importance of the respective channel brands when it comes to acquisitions, what A+E Networks UK is looking for in a new drama for Lifetime UK and/or History UK and much more