By Patrick Munn | August 25, 2015 - 3:45 pm | 1 Comment
Ahead of the channel's launch later this week, AMC UK is adding two exclusive acquisitions to their drama slate. AMC UK has acquired the exclusive first run UK broadcast rights to the first two seasons of WGN America atomic bomb period drama Manhattan, and all eight seasons of Showtime's dark-comedy series Weeds - the final two seasons of which have never aired on UK television following Sky Atlantic's decision to drop the series in 2013. Both Manhattan and Weeds were acquired in a deal with Lionsgate Television.
By Patrick Munn | March 31, 2015 - 2:37 pm | 2 Comments
Breaking Bad is returning to free-to-air television in the UK. Viacom's soon-to-launch Spike UK has announced that the series will premiere on at Wednesday April 15th at 11pm, and will continue to air on weekdays in the same time-slot.
By Patrick Munn | March 26, 2015 - 10:57 am | 7 Comments
Viacom has firmed up the launch plans for new channel Spike UK. A local version of the US network, Spike UK will launch on range of platforms including Freeview (channel 31), Sky (EPG slot 160) and Freesat (channel 141). In making the announcement, Viacom International Media Networks also revealed the content line-up for the channel's launch, which will include a combination of US acquisition's and local commissions.