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Sony Channel Acquires UK Rights To NBC’s ‘Days Of Our Lives’

Days Of Our Lives is returning to the UK. Sony Channel has acquired the UK rights to NBC's longest-running drama series in a deal with corporate sibling Sony Pictures Television. Sony Channel is picking up the UK broadcast of Days Of Our Lives with the show's fifty-third season. The UK premiere date has been set for Monday January 20th at 9:10am, with episodes then continuing to air on weekdays in the same time-slot.

Syfy UK Acquires CBS’ ‘Blood & Treasure’, Sets December Premiere

Syfy UK has acquired the UK rights to CBS' latest summer drama Blood & Treasure after striking a deal with international distributor CBS Studios International. The series, which has already been renewed for a second season, will receive its UK premiere on Syfy UK on Thursday December 19th at 9pm.

David Tennant Fronted Jules Verne Adaptation ‘Around The World In 80 Days’ Lands At BBC

Around The World In 80 Days has found a UK broadcaster.  Less than 24 hours after former Doctor Who star David Tennant was confirmed to lead the cast, the BBC has acquired the UK rights to the Jules Verne adaptation from Slim Film + Television and Federation Entertainment. No word on whether it will air on BBC One or BBC Two.

Sky Witness Poaches UK Rights To ‘Chicago PD’, Sets Season 7 Premiere For January 3rd

Chicago PD is switching broadcasters here in the UK. Sky Witness has secured the UK rights to the Chicago Fire spin-off, after the previous six seasons all aired on Channel 5's digi-net 5USA. The show's seventh season will receive its UK premiere on Sky Witness on Friday January 3rd at 10pm.

UKTV’s Alibi Channel Acquires UK Rights To ‘Miss Scarlet And The Duke’

Miss Scarlet And The Duke is coming to the UK. UKTV's Alibi channel has secured the UK rights to the period drama about the first ever-female detective in 19th century London after striking a deal with international distributor A+E Networks International. No word on a premiere date.

BBC Three Acquires UK Rights To Hulu’s ‘Shrill’, Sets December Premiere

BBC Three has acquired the UK right to Hulu's comedy series Shrill after striking a deal with international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. The complete first season will be available to stream on BBC Three (via the iPlayer) from Sunday December 15th.

StarzPlay Acquires UK Rights To ‘Doom Patrol’, Sets January 2020 Premiere

Doom Patrol is finally crossing the pond. StarzPlay has secured the UK rights to the Titans spin-off series after striking a deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. The show's fifteen episode first season will launch on the streaming service on Thursday January 2nd.