By Patrick Munn | September 28, 2018 - 6:52 pm | No Comments
The latest incarnation of the Star Trek franchise is not coming to the UK (at least for now). I've learned that Netflix UK has opted not to pick up Star Trek: Short Treks, a new four episode short-form off-shoot of Star Trek: Discovery. A representative for the streaming service confirmed that they will not be distributing the series, which launches state-side on October 4th.
By Patrick Munn | September 27, 2018 - 9:51 pm | No Comments
The Good Fight is staying put on More4. The Channel 4 owned and operated digi-net has picked up the UK rights to future seasons of the The Good Wife spin-off after agreeing a multi-year licensing deal extension with international distributor CBS Studios International. The show's third season is expected to launch on More4 in 2019.
By Patrick Munn | September 27, 2018 - 12:35 pm | No Comments
E4 is adding two U.S. scripted series to their line-up. The Channel 4 owned and operated digi-net has acquired the Charmed reboot and comedy Happy Together, which counts none other than Harry Styles amongst its executive producers, after striking a deal with international distributor CBS Studios International.
By Patrick Munn | June 14, 2018 - 8:06 pm | No Comments
After piloting the project (under its former titled Ball Street), Showtime has picked up 1980s Wall Street comedy Black Monday - starring Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells and Regina Hall - to series with a ten episode order. Owing to the fact that Black Monday is set up as a co-pro with Sony Pictures Television, it is not immediately clear if it will be covered by Showtime's output deal with Sky or if SPT will be distributing it in the UK.
By Patrick Munn | June 8, 2018 - 10:30 am | No Comments
NCIS: New Orleans has a new UK home. FOX UK has secured first window rights to the NCIS spin-off in a deal with international distributor CBS Studios International. The agreement begins with season four, which will premiere on FOX UK on Friday July 20th at 9pm. The show's fifth season will then follow later in 2018.
By Patrick Munn | December 4, 2017 - 1:54 pm | No Comments
Sky has secured the first window rights to CBS' new drama series Seal Team and Instinct after striking a deal with international distributor CBS Studios International. SEAL Team will air on Sky One, while Instinct will air on Sky Living. Both series are expected to premiere on this side of the pond in 2018.
By Patrick Munn | September 22, 2017 - 8:32 pm | 1 Comment
EXCLUSIVE: Diane Lockhart is staying put on More4. I've learned that the Channel 4 owned digi-net has picked up the UK rights to the second season of The Good Wife spin-off The Good Fight from international distributor CBS Studios International. Sources tell me that the deal C4 and CBS inked earlier this year covered multiple seasons of the show. The second season of The Good Fight is expected to premiere in 2018.
By Patrick Munn | September 5, 2017 - 7:02 pm | 1 Comment
EXCLUSIVE: ITV2 is letting go of two high-profile U.S. acquisitions. The youth-skewing digi-net has opted not to renew their licensing agreements for the Allison Janney/Anna Farris comedy series Mom and the Elyes Gabel fronted drama Scorpion, TVWise can reveal.