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Acorn TV Nabs Exclusive U.S. Rights To BBC One’s ‘Line Of Duty’

This is a major coup for Acorn TV. The North American streaming service has secured the exclusive U.S. streaming rights to the upcoming fifth season of BBC One's Line Of Duty in a deal with Kew Media Distribution. They replace Hulu as the U.S. home to Jed Mercurio's thriller.

Laurence Fishburne Boards UFO Drama Series ‘Rendlesham’ From Eleventh Hour Films & Sony Pictures Television

Laurence Fishburne (Black-ish, The Matrix) has come on-board to star and executive produce Rendlesham, the eight episode UFO drama series from UK indie Eleventh Hour Films and Sony Pictures Television. Rendlesham is inspired by the British-American UFO incident which took place at a US air base close to the village of Rendlesham, Suffolk in 1980. Drawing on reported events across dual timelines – from the time of the sightings in 1980, and looking ahead to 2020, the 40th anniversary.

Disney Channel’s ‘101 Dalmatian Street’ Adds Paloma Faith, Miriam Margolyes, Ben Bailey Smith, Tameka Empson & Bethan Wright

Paloma Faith, Miriam Margolyes, Ben Bailey Smith, Tameka Empson and Bethan Wright have all signed up for guest roles on 101 Dalmatian Street, Disney Channel's new animated series based on Dodie Smith's novel and the Disney classic 101 Dalmatians. 101 Dalmatian Street is set in modern day London in the borough of Camden. The series follows the adventures of eldest siblings Dylan and Dolly, their parents Doug and Delilah, and 97 younger puppies, whose names also begin with ‘D’, in an epic comedy about family life, multiplied one hundred and one.

Netflix Renews ‘Paradise P.D.’ For Second Season

Netflix has renewed their animated comedy series Paradise P.D. for a second season. The renewal announcement was made earlier today on the show's social media feeds.

Showtime’s ‘Black Monday’ Adds ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Star Melissa Rauch

The Big Bang Theory star Melissa Rauch has been tapped for a guest starring role in Showtime's 1980s Wall Street comedy Black Monday. Rauch, best known for her role as Bernadette on the hit CBS comedy, will play Shira, the loving wife of trader Keith (Paul Scheer).

Sony Pictures Television Takes International Distribution Rights To Hulu’s ‘Into The Dark’

Sony Pictures Television has acquired international distribution rights to Into The Dark, Hulu's year-round event series which hails from Blumhouse Television. Into The Dark is a horror anthology series consisting of twelve self contained feature-length episodes that explores the dark side of humanity. The series premiered state-side on October 5th, with an episode set to roll out every month - each inspired by a distinct holiday, often with social commentary woven throughout.