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History UK Acquires SEAL Team Drama Series ‘Six’

Six is getting a second UK home. History UK has secured second window rights to the SEAL Team drama starring Walton Goggins (JustifiedThe Shield) after striking an agreement with international distributor A+E Networks. This deal has no impact on the prior licensing agreement between Channel 5 and A+E Networks. C5's 5Spike retains first window rights to Six and are expected to air the show's second season later this year. The  first season of Six will premiere on History UK on Sunday June 24th at 10pm.

5Spike Acquires History’s SEAL Team Drama Series ‘Six’

5Spike (formerly known simply as Spike) has picked up the UK rights to History's SEAL Team drama series Six after striking a deal with international distributor A+E Networks. The eight episode first season is set to premiere on the channel in early 2018.

History UK Acquires Knights Templar Drama Series ‘Knightfall’

History UK has acquired the UK rights to Knightfall, the period drama about the Knights Templar which is being produced for the U.S. History network. The series, which is distributed internationally by A+E Networks, is expected to premiere on this side of the pond in 2018.

BBC Four Acquires UK Rights To History’s ‘Roots’ Reboot

RootsHistory's Roots reboot has found a UK home. BBC Four has acquired the exclusive first run UK broadcast rights to the four-part/six-hour miniseries, which is based on both the original novel and the award winning 1977 TV adaptation, after striking a deal with A+E Networks, TVWise has learned.

Hulu Acquires Exclusive SVOD Rights To ‘Roots’

RootsHulu has taken the exclusive SVOD rights to the recent Roots reboot after striking a wide-ranging deal with A+E Networks, the two companies announced on Tuesday. Roots will be available to stream on Hulu later this year.

History Boss Dirk Hoogstra Exits, Jana Bennett Named President & General Manager

Jana BennettAnother executive shake-up is underway at A+E Networks. Dirk Hoogstra, who has been serving as the General Manager of History and H2 since 2013, is exiting his post effective immediately and will be replaced by current FYI and LMN President Jana Bennett, who has been named President and General Manager of History.

Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, Jonathan Rhys Meyers & Anika Noni Rose Amongst Cast Additions To A+E’s ‘Roots’ Reboot

A+E Networks has set the cast for Roots. Forest Whitaker (Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior), Anna Paquin (True Blood), Jonathan Rhys Meyers (Dracula), Anika Noni Rose (The Good Wife), Chad L. Coleman (The Walking Dead), Erica Tazel (Justified), Derek Luke (Captain America: The First Avenger) and Regé-Jean Page (Waterloo) have been cast in the new take on the hit 1970s ABC miniseries. Additionally, A+E has confirmed the casting of Malachi Kirby.