By Patrick Munn | April 18, 2018 - 6:49 pm | No Comments
E4 has acquired the exclusive UK rights to Pop TV's comedy series Let's Get Physical after striking a deal with international distributor Entertainment One (eOne). The series will premiere on E4 on Thursday May 3rd at 9:30pm.
By Patrick Munn | April 9, 2018 - 2:46 pm | No Comments
Channel 5 has agreed a deal with Entertainment One (eOne) to secure UK rights to Canadian procedural The Detail and second window rights to ABC's Designated Survivor. This marks the second UK deal for Designated Survivor. Netflix UK previously secured, and retains, first run UK rights to the Kiefer Sutherland fronted thriller as part of a global deal between eOne and the streaming service.
By Patrick Munn | April 4, 2018 - 12:07 pm | No Comments
Alibi is adding a trio of scripted dramas to their slate. The UKTV owned and operated channel has agreed a bumper deal with international distributor Sony Pictures Television for UK rights to AXN's Jerry O'Connell fronted drama series Carter, and repeat rights to both The Guardian and Unforgettable.
By Patrick Munn | April 3, 2018 - 7:35 pm | No Comments
Channel 5 has acquired FTA rights to Lifetime's TV movie Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance after striking a deal with A+E Networks. This marks the second UK deal for the two-hour movie, after Lifetime UK previously secured the pay window.
By Patrick Munn | March 29, 2018 - 8:05 pm | No Comments
Sky Living has secured the exclusive UK rights to ABC's Grey's Anatomy spin-off Station 19 after striking a deal with international distributor Disney Media Distribution. TVWise understands that while a firm premiere date has not yet been set, it is presently eyed for a mid-April debut.
By Patrick Munn | March 29, 2018 - 12:22 pm | No Comments
Amazon Prime Video UK is adding two high profile shows to their slate of first run acquisitions. The UK arm of the streaming service has secured the exclusive UK rights to Freeform's Marvel series Cloak & Dagger and ABC's sci-fi series The Crossing after striking a deal with international distributor Disney Media Distribution.
By Patrick Munn | March 26, 2018 - 12:35 pm | No Comments
E4 has nabbed the UK rights to Fox's Batman prequel series Gotham in a deal with international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. E4's multi-season deal starts with the fourth season of the series, which is set to premiere next month.
By Patrick Munn | March 20, 2018 - 12:07 pm | No Comments
Happy! is crossing the pond. Netflix UK has secured the exclusive rights to Syfy's action-comedy series starring Chris Meloni (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Surviving Jack) and Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs, Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.) TVWise has learned. The show's first season will be available to stream from Thursday April 26th.