By Patrick Munn | October 15, 2018 - 1:04 pm | No Comments
Well we've come full circle with Agatha Raisin. Months after Sky One officially cancelled the series, prompting U.S. co-production partner Acorn TV to step up and fully commission a second season, Sky One has pre-bought the UK rights to the new season. The deal was struck between Sky and international distributor All3Media International. Sky has also taken rights to the new season in Eire.
By Patrick Munn | October 12, 2018 - 12:39 am | No Comments
Following on from the successful launch of season one, the BBC has secured the UK rights to the second season of Phoebe Waller-Bridge's BBC America series Killing Eve from international distributor Endeavor Content. As was the case with season one, the show's second season will air in a linear slot on BBC One and stream as a box-set on BBC Three. Production on season two is now underway ahead of a 2019 premiere.
By Patrick Munn | October 11, 2018 - 12:53 pm | No Comments
Sony Pictures Television has acquired international distribution rights to Into The Dark, Hulu's year-round event series which hails from Blumhouse Television. Into The Dark is a horror anthology series consisting of twelve self contained feature-length episodes that explores the dark side of humanity. The series premiered state-side on October 5th, with an episode set to roll out every month - each inspired by a distinct holiday, often with social commentary woven throughout.
By Patrick Munn | October 9, 2018 - 10:00 am | No Comments
Nathan Fillion's new ABC drama The Rookie is coming to the UK. Sky Witness has secured the exclusive UK rights to the procedural after striking a deal with international distributor Entertainment One (eOne). The acquisition underpins Sky's commitment to spend millions on U.S. procedurals for the recently rebranded channel. A UK premiere date has not yet been set.
By Patrick Munn | October 8, 2018 - 4:34 pm | No Comments
Coroner is crossing the pond. NBCU's flagship UK channel Universal TV has acquired the UK rights to the eight episode M.R. Hall adaptation which is being produced for Canadian public broadcaster CBC. The series, toplined by Serinda Swan (Ballers), is expected to premiere in 2019.
By Patrick Munn | October 5, 2018 - 3:56 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: FOX UK has secured the UK rights to TBS' sci-fi comedy People Of Earth, which hails from Conan O'Brien and Greg Daniels, after striking a deal with international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. People Of Earth will premiere on FOX UK on Tuesday October 30th at 10:30pm.
By Patrick Munn | October 4, 2018 - 8:07 pm | No Comments
Universal TV has acquired the exclusive UK rights to AT&T's Audience network's spy thriller Condor after striking a deal with international distributor MGM Worldwide Television Distribution. The series will premiere on Universal TV on Monday October 29th at 9pm with a double-bill.
By Patrick Munn | October 3, 2018 - 10:38 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Bad news for 12 Monkeys fans. I've learned that SYFY UK has opted not to acquire the fourth and final season of the sci-fi series from their sister company NBCUniversal International Distribution. It is not immediately clear if either Netflix UK or Amazon Prime Video UK - both of whom hold SVOD rights to the first three seasons - will swoop for the final season.