Sky Acquires UK Rights To ‘For Life’; Extends Licensing Agreement For ‘S.W.A.T.’, ‘The Blacklist’ & ‘The Good Doctor’

Sky has secured the UK rights to ABC's drama series For Life after striking a wide-ranging deal with international distributor Sony Pictures Television. The series will air on Sky Witness. No word just yet on a premiere date. This wide-ranging deal with Sony Pictures Television also includes extensions to Sky existing licensing agreements for S.W.A.T.The Blacklist and The Good DoctorS.W.A.T. and The Blacklist air on Sky One, while The Good Doctor airs on Sky Witness. Read More

BBC Two Import ‘Vienna Blood’ Renewed For Second Season

BBC Two import Vienna Blood has been renewed for a second season by originating broadcasters ORF in Austria and ZDF in Germany. Three feature length episodes have been ordered for the show's second season. BBC Two will once again serve as the UK broadcaster for season two, which is expected to air in 2021. Read More

ITV Hires Nana Hughes As Head Of Scripted Comedy

ITV has hired Saturday's Child founder Nana Hughes to serve as their Head of Scripted Comedy. She will be responsible for developing scripted comedy and will also support development of scripted comedy drama projects. Hughes will report to ITV's Head of Drama Poly Hill. Read More