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E4 Acquires UK Rights To ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’

E4 has acquired the exclusive UK rights to NBC's musical dramedy series Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist after striking a deal with international distributor Lionsgate Worldwide Television Distribution Group. The acquisition comes mere hours after E4 announced a deal with CBS Studios International for CBS' Matt LeBlanc comedy Man With A Plan and linear rights to Star Trek: Discovery. It also marks only the second new series from the 2019-2019 broadcast season in the United States to land a UK deal, after Sky previously picked up NBC comedy Sunnyside for their soon-to-launch dedicated comedy channel.

Amazon Prime Video Acquires UK Rights To ‘The Walking Dead’ Spin-Off

The third The Walking Dead series has found a UK home. Amazon Prime Video has secured the UK rights to the as-yet untitled third series that will feature two young female protagonists. The streaming service has also secured rights in "select countries and territories" around the world.

Sky Eyes Dedicated Comedy Channel, Acquires ‘A.P. Bio’ & ‘Sunnyside’

Sky is adding to their portfolio of channels. The satcaster has announced plans to launch a dedicated comedy channel, Sky Comedy, in February 2020. Additionally, they have secured the UK rights to NBC comedy series' A.P. Bio and Sunnyside, both of which will air on Sky Comedy.

BBC One Picks Up UK Rights To ‘London Kills’ Season 2, Eyes Early 2020 Premiere

London Kills is returning to the Beeb. BBC One has picked up the UK rights to the show's five-episode second season after striking a deal with international distributor Acorn Media International. The BBC said that the show's second season would air in a daytime slot in early 2020.

StarzPlay Acquires UK Rights To Hulu’s ‘Ramy’

StarzPlay has secured the UK rights to Hulu's comedy series Ramy after striking a deal with international distributor Lionsgate Worldwide Television Distribution Group. The show's first season will premiere on StarzPlay on Friday August 30th.

StarzPlay Picks Up UK Rights To ‘Dangerous Liaisons’

StarzPlay - the Starz branded streaming service that is available in the UK via Amazon Prime Video Channels, Virgin Media and Apple TV - has picked up the UK rights to Starz's recently ordered Dangerous Liaisons adaptation. Based on the novel of the same name, Dangerous Liaisons tells the origin story of the early years of the iconic characters Merteuil and Valmont when they meet as passionate young lovers in the slums of 18th century Paris.