By Patrick Munn | August 23, 2017 - 8:06 pm | No Comments
Ted Danson and Kristen Bell's NBC comedy series is coming to the UK. Out of a wider global deal on the part of the streaming service, Netflix UK has secured exclusive rights to The Good Place from international distributor NBCUniversal International Distribution.
By Patrick Munn | July 7, 2017 - 2:35 pm | 6 Comments
Here's some acquisitions news that broke while I was off over the past week or so. UKTV's Dave channel has dropped their prime U.S. acquisition Suits after six seasons, leaving the series without a UK broadcaster.
By Patrick Munn | May 3, 2017 - 12:43 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Bravo's flagship scripted drama series Girlfriends Guide To Divorce has lost its UK broadcaster. I'm hearing that Lifetime UK, who originally acquired GG2D in 2015 as part of a wide-ranging deal with NBCUniversal International Distribution that also gave them rights to NBC mini The Slap, has dropped the series.
By Patrick Munn | March 31, 2017 - 4:19 pm | No Comments
Close to six years after the show was cancelled by NBC, Channel 5 has struck a deal with NBCUniversal International Distribution to acquire the short-lived Los Angeles set Law & Order spin-off Law & Order: LA for their digi-net 5USA, TVWise has learned.
By Patrick Munn | March 2, 2017 - 11:06 am | 2 Comments
Virgin Media is continuing their push into first run U.S. content. The company has sealed a deal with NBCUniversal International Distribution to acquire the exclusive rights to Bravo's scripted comedy drama series Imposters, TVWise has learned. The first four episodes from the show's first season are now available on-demand on Virgin TV, with new episodes being made available every week shortly after they initially air on Bravo in the United States.
By Patrick Munn | February 13, 2017 - 12:01 am | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Chicago Justice is coming to the UK. Universal Channel has closed a deal with sister company NBCUniversal International Distribution to acquires the exclusive first run UK broadcast rights to the latest entry in NBC's Chicago franchise from super-producer Dick Wolf, TVWise has learned exclusively.
By Patrick Munn | February 6, 2017 - 12:23 pm | No Comments
Amazon Prime Video has closed a deal with NBCUniversal International Distribution to acquire the exclusive first run UK broadcast rights to Taken, NBC's ten episode drama series which is a prequel to the Liam Neeson feature film franchise of the same name, TVWise has learned.