By Patrick Munn | August 15, 2019 - 4:38 pm | No Comments
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.
By Patrick Munn | August 6, 2019 - 5:42 pm | No Comments
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.
By Patrick Munn | July 29, 2019 - 8:30 am | No Comments
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.
By Patrick Munn | July 22, 2019 - 11:28 am | No Comments
Younger is returning to the UK. Comedy Central UK has acquired all six seasons of TV Land's Sutton Foster fronted comedy series. Comedy Central UK parent Viacom brokered the deal with international distributor Endemol Shine International. The first two seasons of Younger previously aired in the UK on Sony Entertainment Television (later known as Sony Channel), before they moved away from first run acquisitions when they rebranded as Sony Crime Channel. Younger will premiere on Comedy Central UK later this year.
By Patrick Munn | July 18, 2019 - 3:57 pm | No Comments
Two of E4's biggest acquisitions are returning to the channel. The Channel 4 owned and operated channel has picked up the UK rights to the seventh season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine and the third season of The Big Bang Theory prequel Young Sheldon.
By Patrick Munn | July 17, 2019 - 2:22 pm | No Comments
DCD Rights has secured UK deals for two new Australian dramas. The international distributor has licensed crime drama My Life Is Murder to UKTV's Alibi channel and four-part drama The Hunting to Channel 5. The deal for My Life Is Murder was negotiated by UKTV's Acquisitions Manager Charlie Charalambous, while Channel 5's Acquisitions Director Anna-Belen Dunlop secured The Hunting for the broadcaster's prime-time schedule. Both series will premiere later this year.
By Patrick Munn | July 4, 2019 - 2:18 pm | No Comments
Chicago Med is switching UK channels. Sky Witness has picked up the UK rights to the series, after the show's first four seasons aired on Universal TV. Seasons one through four are now available via Sky On-Demand. Additionally, Sky One has also secured the UK rights to Manifest, NBC's thriller series starring Melissa Roxburgh and Josh Dallas. Warner Bros. International Television Distribution handles sales for Manifest.