By Patrick Munn | January 21, 2020 - 3:20 pm | No Comments
Disney+ is launching a week earlier than expected. Disney's new streaming service will now launch in the UK on Tuesday March 24th. Alongside the UK, it will also launch in Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria and Switzerland on that same date. Pricing has been set at £5.99 a month or £59.99 annually.
By Patrick Munn | January 14, 2020 - 2:24 pm | No Comments
E4 is sticking with Supernatural until the end. Mere weeks after TVWise revealed that they had picked up the UK rights to season 14, the Channel 4 owned digi-net has announced that they have also secured the show's fifteenth and final season. E4 said that season 14 would air in 2020, while season 15 would follow "at a later date".
By Patrick Munn | January 14, 2020 - 11:58 am | No Comments
After months of rumours, Batwoman has found a UK home. E4 has secured the UK rights to the latest Arrowverse show in a deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. E4 parent Channel 4 said that the series would premiere on the channel in 2020. In addition to Batwoman, this deal with WBITD also gives E4 UK rights to DC Universe's animated Harley Quinn series.
By Patrick Munn | January 13, 2020 - 7:19 pm | No Comments
Mere weeks after they launched the show's first season, BBC Three has secured the UK rights to the second season of Hulu's comedy series Shrill from international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. The show's second season will be available to stream on BBC Three (via the iPlayer) from Saturday January 25th, less than 24 hours behind the U.S. premiere on Hulu.
By Patrick Munn | January 7, 2020 - 8:42 pm | No Comments
Sky Comedy has acquired the UK rights to TBS' Daniel Radcliffe and Steve Buscemi fronted comedy 'Miracle Workers'; while the fate of both 'Bull' and 'Search Party' are in question as their respective UK broadcasters (FOX UK and All 4, respectively) have not picked up the rights to the latest seasons.
By Patrick Munn | December 20, 2019 - 6:30 pm | No Comments
The Twilight Zone has found a UK broadcaster. Syfy UK has acquired the UK rights to CBS All Access' reboot of the iconic sci-fi series after striking a deal with international distributor CBS Studios International. The series will premiere on the channel in early 2020.
By Patrick Munn | December 19, 2019 - 9:30 pm | No Comments
Finding Joy is coming to the UK. UKTV's W channel has acquired the UK rights to the six episode comedy series starring Amy Huberman after striking a deal with international distributor Acorn Media International. The series is expected to premiere on W in early 2020.
By Patrick Munn | December 17, 2019 - 7:28 pm | No Comments
A range of UK broadcasters - including Channel 4, E4, More4, Sky One, and ITV2 - have picked up the UK rights to the new seasons of their exclusive imports including 'Homeland', 'Supernatural', 'The Good Fight', 'The Simpsons', 'Superstore' & more.