Several months after landing international distribution rights to the series, NENT Studios UK has lined up a number of sales for Norwegian drama series For Life with SBS in Australia, Pro Plus in Slovenia, and Canal Plus in France. They have also licensed Swedish political thriller The Inner Circle to SBS. Read More
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 Doctor. S.W.A.T. and The Blacklist air on Sky One, while The Good Doctor airs on Sky Witness.
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UKTV's Alibi channel has ordered The Diplomat, a six episode drama series set in the British Consulate in Barcelona that hails from COBRA creator Ben Richards and Line Of Duty and Bodyguard indie World Productions. It is eyed for a 2021 premiere. Read More
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 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