SYFY UK Acquires NBC’s ‘Reverie’ & Hulu’s ‘Future Man’, Picks Up ‘Killjoys’ Season 4

EXCLUSIVE: SYFY UK is bolstering their summer schedule. The NBCU owned and operated genre channel has secured exclusive UK rights to NBC's drama series Reverie and Hulu's sci-fi series Future Man. Additionally, they have picked up UK rights to the fourth season of Killjoys. I hear all three series will premiere in August. Reverie and Killjoys are distributed by NBCUniversal International Distribution, while Sony Pictures Television handles global sales for Future Man. Representatives of SYFY UK did not immediately respond to TVWise's request for comment. Read More

Scorpion Lines Up Sales Across Central & Eastern Europe

UK based international distributor Scorpion TV has lined up sales for more than 100 hours of content with multiple international broadcasters across Central & Eastern Europe (CEE). The deals were brokered by Scorpion TV's Sales Executive for CEE Ben Haines. Read More

BBC One Orders Dan Sefton Drama ‘The Mallorca Files’ For Daytime Schedule

Dan Sefton is proving to be one of the most prolific British TV writers of recent memory. The scribe - who has The Good Karma Hospital at ITVPorters at UKTV's Dave channelTrust Me at BBC One, and Delicious at Sky One - has set a new project with the BBC. The Mallorca Files, about a British and German detective clashing over their very different approaches to policing the island, has been green-lit at the Beeb for BBC One's daytime schedule. The show's ten episode first season will be made available in its entirety on the BBC iPlayer on the same day the first episode premieres on BBC One. Read More

Netflix UK Sets Premiere Date For ‘Ozark’ Season 2

The second season of Ozark will premiere on Netflix UK on Friday August 31st, it has been announced. Ozark follows Marty Bryde and his family as they navigate the murky waters of life within a dangerous drug cartel. The drama series, which was created by Bill Dubuque, is produced by Media Rights Capital and stars Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Julia Garner and Janet McTeer. Read More

Nevision, Lionsgate Developing Geo-Political Thriller ‘Oil’

Nevision and Lionsgate have inked a deal to co-develop and produce Oil, an eight episode geo-political thriller series which hails from Alan Whiting (Kingdom), Matthew Faulk (Titanic: Blood & Steel) and Mark Skeet (Vanity Fair). Oil is set in the early 1970s in the Persian Gulf and follows the hedonistic world of ex-pats. They are a powerful, displaced people in a foreign land they all but own and who consider the black gold under the desert theirs to take. But what they don’t know is that they are sitting on a powder keg and it’s about to blow. Read More

Netflix UK Acquires TBS Animated Sci-Fi Comedy ‘Final Space’

Final Space is crossing the pond. Netflix UK has acquired UK rights to the TBS animated sci-fi comedy series after striking a deal with international distributor Turner International. The series will premiere on Netflix UK on Friday July 20th, when the complete first season will be available to stream. Read More