By Patrick Munn | April 17, 2019 - 2:40 pm | No Comments
New Zealand drama series The Bad Seed, which is based on the books by bestselling author Charlotte Grimshaw, will receive its UK premiere on UKTV's Alibi channel on Tuesday May 14th at 9pm, it has been announced.
By Patrick Munn | April 10, 2019 - 12:01 am | No Comments
Alibi has ordered their second original drama. Mere months after moving into scripted originals with Traces, the UKTV owned and operated channel has given the green-light to We Hunt Together, a six episode cat and mouse thriller from Cheat scribe Gaby Hull and BBC Studios. We Hunt Together begins with the collision of two extraordinary people; Babeni (AKA Baba), a former child soldier desperate to suppress his predisposition for violence, and Freddy, a magnetic and disarmingly charming free spirit. When Baba rescues Freddy from an attack following a date that has turned sour, something dark is ignited in them both.
By Patrick Munn | March 28, 2019 - 10:37 am | No Comments
UKTV's Alibi channel has acquired the UK rights to New Zealand drama series The Bad Seed, which is based on the books by bestselling author Charlotte Grimshaw. The deal was struck with international distributor All3Media International. The five-part series will premiere on Alibi in May.
By Patrick Munn | March 27, 2019 - 7:46 pm | No Comments
UKTV's Alibi channel has acquired the UK rights to Canadian police drama Motive after striking a deal with international distributor NBCUniversal International Distribution. The show's first season will premiere on the channel on Monday April 15th at 6pm.
By Patrick Munn | March 25, 2019 - 5:22 pm | No Comments
Both of UKTV's Canadian co-productions are coming back. Canadian public broadcaster CBC today announced that they had handed out renewals to both Frankie Drake Mysteries and Murdoch Mysteries. Ten episodes have been ordered for the third season of Frankie Drake Mysteries, while Murdoch Mysteries season thirteen will consist of eighteen episodes.
By Patrick Munn | March 20, 2019 - 12:47 pm | No Comments
After airing all three season of Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, UKTV's Alibi channel has acquired the UK rights to the Geraldine Hakewill (Wanted) fronted spin-off Ms Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries after striking a deal with All3Media International. The 1960s-set series will premiere on Alibi on Wednesday April 10th at 9pm.
By Patrick Munn | February 15, 2019 - 8:30 am | No Comments
UKTV's Alibi channel has handed out a six episode series order to Traces, an original drama based on an idea by best-selling crime writer Val McDermid which hails from Red Production Company. This marks the first original drama commission for Alibi. Traces explores the world of SIFA, the Scottish Institute of Forensic Science, and follows Emma Hedges, Prof. Sarah Gordon and Prof. Kathy Torrance - who together will use the rigors of forensics to uncover the truth about an unsolved murder case.