By Patrick Munn | July 8, 2020 - 2:51 pm | No Comments
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.
By Patrick Munn | July 3, 2020 - 2:22 pm | No Comments
BBC Two has acquired the rights to period drama Harlots after striking a deal with international distributor ITV Studios. The deal, which was brokered by the BBC's Head of Programme Acquisition Sue Deeks, covers all three seasons of the show. Seasons one and two will air back-to-back on BBC Two later this year, with the third and final season airing at a later date.
By Patrick Munn | July 2, 2020 - 9:28 pm | No Comments
Two Freeform originals are crossing the pond. BBC Three has acquired the UK rights to The Fosters spin-off Good Trouble and supernatural drama Fort Salem (also known as Motherland: Fort Salem) after striking a deal with international distributor Disney Media Distribution.
By Patrick Munn | July 2, 2020 - 9:08 pm | No Comments
Prodigal Son is coming to the UK. Sky One has acquired the UK rights to Fox's drama series starring Michael Sheen and Tom Payne after striking a deal with international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. The series is expected to premiere later this month.
By Patrick Munn | July 1, 2020 - 9:00 am | No Comments
UKTV's Alibi channel has sealed a bumper deal with ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group for UK rights to Tommy, Evil, and Why Women Kill. The deal was brokered by UKTV’s Head of Acquisitions Emma Sparks and ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group’s Matt Downer. All three series are expected to premiere on Alibi later this year.
By Patrick Munn | June 30, 2020 - 1:16 pm | No Comments
Bull is returning to the UK. FOX UK has secured the UK rights to the show's fourth season after striking a deal with international distributor CBS Studios International. The fourth season will premiere on the channel on Monday August 3rd at 9pm. This marks the first time that Bull hasn't been paired with NCIS on FOX UK's Friday night schedule.
By Patrick Munn | June 19, 2020 - 11:39 am | No Comments
Amazon Prime Video has secured the UK rights to the DC Universe/The CW's Stargirl after striking a deal with international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. The series will premiere on the streaming service on Friday August 21st.
By Patrick Munn | June 3, 2020 - 1:25 pm | No Comments
BBC One has acquired the UK rights to Australian drama series The Heights after striking a deal with international distributor NBCUniversal Global Distribution. The BBC has acquired the series for BBC One's daytime schedule. The deal covers both seasons of The Heights.