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Channel 5 Acquires Sony Crackle’s ‘The Oath’ For VOD Service My5

Channel 5 has acquired the UK rights to Sony Crackle's original drama series The Oath for their VOD service My5 after striking a deal with international distributor Sony Pictures Television. The acquisition was part of a two-series deal with Sony that, as TVWise previously reported, also gives My5 UK rights to Australian drama BloomThe Oath is expected to premiere this spring.

Lily Collins To Star In ‘Emily In Paris’, Paramount Network Picks Up UK Rights

Lily Collins (The Last Tycoon, Les Misérables) has been set as the lead in Emily In Paris, Paramount Network's new dramedy series from Sex & The City and Younger creator Darren Star. Originally commissioned for the U.S. network, Paramount Network International has since boarded Emily In Paris and will air the series on their Paramount Network branded channels in more than 100 territories - including the UK.

FOX UK Drops Australian Drama ‘Jack Irish’

EXCLUSIVE: It seems it's the end of the road for Jack Irish here in the UK. FOX UK has dropped the Australian drama after airing the TV movies and the first season of the TV series, both of which starred Guy Pearce. A representative of the channel confirmed to TVWise that they don't have any plans to air the second season.

BBC Two Acquires Hulu’s 9/11 Event Series ‘The Looming Tower’

EXCLUSIVE: The Looming Tower has found a second UK home. BBC Two has acquired the linear rights to Hulu's 9/11 event series starring Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom). Legendary Television, who produced the series for Hulu, handle international distribution.

Amazon Prime Video UK Acquires ‘Farscape’ & Mini-Series ‘The Peacekeeper Wars’

Amazon Prime Video UK has secured the streaming rights to all four seasons of Farscape and the two-part follow up mini-series Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars from The Jim Henson Company. Amazon has also secured rights in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the Nordics and several other countries. The series will debut on the streaming service on Tuesday March 19th - marking the twentieth anniversary of Farscape.

Amazon Prime Video Picks Up UK Rights To ‘American Gods’ Season 3

Amazon is sticking with American Gods. Amazon Prime Video UK has picked up the exclusive UK rights to the recently ordered third season of the Starz original drama. The show's second season started airing on the streaming service last week. The pick up is part of a wider agreement inked by Amazon which will see them continue as the international broadcaster for American Gods in more than than 200 countries and territories worldwide. FremantleMedia International is the distributor.

StarzPlay Acquires UK Rights To ‘The White Queen’ & ‘The White Princess’ Follow Up ‘The Spanish Princess’

The White Princess follow up The Spanish Princess has found a UK home. StarzPlay - the streaming service that is now available on both Amazon Prime Video Channels and Virgin Media - has secured the UK rights to the limited series starring Charlotte Hope (Game Of Thrones). The Spanish Princess will premiere on StarzPlay on Sunday May 5th, when the first episode will be available to stream. New episodes will then continue to made available every Sunday - the same day that they air on Starz state-side.