By Patrick Munn | January 29, 2018 - 12:19 pm | No Comments
Universal Channel has sealed a deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution to acquire the exclusive first run UK broadcast rights to Fox's Matt Czuchry (The Good Wife) and Emily VanCamp (Revenge) fronted medical drama The Resident. The series is presently eyed for an April premiere.
By Patrick Munn | January 27, 2018 - 7:32 pm | 3 Comments
A range of UK broadcasters - including Channel 4, Channel 5 and ITV - have picked up the UK rights to the new seasons of their exclusive imports including 'Homeland', 'This Is Us', 'Last Man Standing', 'The Americans', 'Timeless' & more.
By Patrick Munn | January 26, 2018 - 7:30 pm | 1 Comment
5USA is adding two U.S. scripted dramas to their slate. The Channel 5 owned digi-net has agreed separate deals with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution and NBCUniversal Television Distribution for first run rights to CBS' short-lived Training Day reboot and free-to-air rights to NBC's Taken prequel series.
By Patrick Munn | January 18, 2018 - 10:20 am | No Comments
Amazon Prime Video UK has struck a deal with NBCUniversal International Distribution to secure the exclusive UK rights to Freeform's drama series The Bold Type. The series will premiere on this side of the pond on Friday February 9th.
By Patrick Munn | December 26, 2017 - 4:19 pm | No Comments
Universal Channel is adding a second Canadian import to their line-up. The NBCU backed channel has secured the exclusive UK rights to CTV's mystery series The Disappearance. NBCUniversal International Studios handles international distribution. The show's six episode first season will premiere on Universal Channel on Tuesday February 27th at 9pm, with a double-bill.
By Patrick Munn | December 18, 2017 - 11:12 pm | No Comments
5Spike (formerly known simply as Spike) has picked up the UK rights to History's SEAL Team drama series Six after striking a deal with international distributor A+E Networks. The eight episode first season is set to premiere on the channel in early 2018.
By Patrick Munn | December 14, 2017 - 12:14 pm | No Comments
Netflix UK has gone on an acquisitions spree. The streaming service has confirmed reports that they have picked up The CW's newest drama series Black Lightning and have also announced a whole slew of new acquisitions. On the exclusive front, Netflix UK has also picked up the complete series runs of WGN America's drama series Outsiders, about an off-the-grid Appalachian clan; and Underground, which tells the true story of the underground railroad in the United States during the nineteenth century.