By Patrick Munn | May 31, 2018 - 9:25 pm | No Comments
After airing all of the TV movies that spawned it, Movies 24 has picked up the Good Witch TV series. The NBCU owned and operated channel has secured the linear rights to the Catherine Bell fronted drama after striking an agreement with ITV Studios Global Entertainment. The first season of Good Witch will premiere on Movies 24 on Sunday July 1st at 3pm and will air in double-bills each week.
By Patrick Munn | May 31, 2018 - 9:06 pm | No Comments
Six is getting a second UK home. History UK has secured second window rights to the SEAL Team drama starring Walton Goggins (Justified, The Shield) after striking an agreement with international distributor A+E Networks. This deal has no impact on the prior licensing agreement between Channel 5 and A+E Networks. C5's 5Spike retains first window rights to Six and are expected to air the show's second season later this year. The first season of Six will premiere on History UK on Sunday June 24th at 10pm.
By Patrick Munn | May 25, 2018 - 11:19 am | No Comments
The Royals are back. More than two years after E! UK dropped it, the scripted drama charting the life of a fictional British Royal Family is returning to the UK on StarzPlay, which launched just today via Amazon Prime Video Channels. As of today, all four seasons of the series are available to stream for StarzPlay subscribers.
By Patrick Munn | May 24, 2018 - 11:51 am | 1 Comment
Netflix UK is adding two NBC comedies to their slate. The streaming service has agreed a deal with NBCUniversal International Distribution to secure the exclusive UK rights to Champions and Marlon. Champions and Marlon will premiere on Netflix UK in June.
By Patrick Munn | May 18, 2018 - 10:28 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Get Shorty is crossing the pond. I've learned that Sky Atlantic has secured the exclusive UK rights to Epix's dark comedy series starring Chris O’Dowd (Moone Boy) and Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) after striking a deal with international distributor MGM Worldwide Television Distribution. Representatives of Sky did not immediately respond to TVWise's request for comment.
By Patrick Munn | May 15, 2018 - 4:59 pm | No Comments
BBC Three has acquired the UK rights to Australian short-form series 600 Bottles Of Wine after striking a deal with international distributor Escapade Media. The four-part series will be available on BBC Three (via iPlayer) from Sunday May 27th at 10am.
By Patrick Munn | May 11, 2018 - 5:29 pm | No Comments
E4 is adding a superhero series to their line-up. Channel 4's youth-skewing digi-net has secured the exclusive UK rights to Syfy's Superman prequel series Krypton after striking a deal with international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution.
By Patrick Munn | May 9, 2018 - 9:00 am | No Comments
Quantico and Code Black are returning to the UK. As part of their bumper licensing agreement with Disney Media Distribution, UKTV's Alibi has secured the rights to the third season of ABC's drama series Quantico and W has picked up the third season of CBS' medical drama Code Black. Additionally, UKTV has pre-bought the rights to a potential fourth season of Code Black.