By Patrick Munn | May 26, 2015 - 10:02 pm | 1 Comment
While all eyes are inevitably on the slate of new series that will comprise the 2015 – 2016 broadcast season, several UK broadcasters are turning their attention back to the 2014-2015 season, looking to snap up a number of gems they missed or initially passed on acquiring after last year’s LA Screenings. Talks are now underway between UK broadcasters and the studios to secure the UK rights to Marvel's Agent Carter, iZombie, Black-ish, Fresh Off The Boat and Galavant.
By Patrick Munn | May 26, 2015 - 6:47 pm | 1 Comment
TVWise breaks down the hottest titles that were on offer at this year's LA Screenings, with comedy more or less taking a back seat to medical dramas, spin-offs, feature film reboots and superhero efforts. Stand out shows include The Muppets, Blindspot, Minority Report, The Player, Code Black and Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders.
By Patrick Munn | May 25, 2015 - 4:15 pm | 3 Comments
With the LA Screenings now behind us, the distribution divisions of the big Hollywood Studios (CBS Studios International, Disney Media Distribution, NBCUniversal International Television Distribution, Sony Pictures Television, Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution and Warner Bros. International Television Distribution) are expecting a leap in sales to the UK this year as the field of buyers continues to grow, as does the competition between them.
By Patrick Munn | May 21, 2015 - 11:53 am | 5 Comments
Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution is bracing for a bidding war over the UK rights to 'The X-Files' revival as numerous British broadcasters are circling the six episode event series starring David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson as FBI Special Agents Mulder and Scully.
By Patrick Munn | March 11, 2015 - 4:48 pm | 2 Comments
TVWise breaks down the recent moves at Universal Channel and Syfy UK and explores just how these two channels went from being a "wasteland of repeats" to major buyers of high-end dramas from the Hollywood Studios, competing with the likes of Channel 4, Channel 5, UKTV and Sky.