All posts tagged 'Channel 5'

5USA Acquires Jason Priestley Fronted Canadian Drama ‘Private Eyes’

Private Eyes has secured a second UK home. Channel 5's digi-net 5USA has acquired the Canadian drama series fronted by Jason Priestley (Beverly Hills 90210). eOne (Entertainment One) handles global sales. The show's first season will premiere on 5USA next month.

Channel 5 Acquires Sony Crackle’s ‘The Oath’ For VOD Service My5

Channel 5 has acquired the UK rights to Sony Crackle's original drama series The Oath for their VOD service My5 after striking a deal with international distributor Sony Pictures Television. The acquisition was part of a two-series deal with Sony that, as TVWise previously reported, also gives My5 UK rights to Australian drama BloomThe Oath is expected to premiere this spring.

Channel 5 Acquires Australian Drama ‘Bloom’ For VOD Service My5

Channel 5 has acquired the UK rights to Australian drama series Bloom for their VOD service My5. The six episode drama, which was commissioned by streaming service Stan, is distributed internationally by Sony Pictures Television.

Channel 5 Adds Dan Louw, Kate Morey & Denise Seneviratne To Commissioning Team

Channel 5 is expanding their commissioning team. The VIMN backed broadcaster has hired Dan Louw to serve as Commissioning Editor, and Kate Morey and Denise Seneviratne to serve as Commissioning Executives. The trio will report directly to Channel 5's Director of Programmes Ben Frow. The hires comes after Channel 5 appointed Sean Collins as Head of Scheduling and Sebastian Cardwell as Digital Channel Controller.

Channel 5 Smashes Ratings Records With ABC1 Viewers In 2018

2018 was a record breaking year for Channel 5 when it comes to their ratings performance amongst ABC1 viewers. All told, upmarket viewers were responsible comprise 44% of Channel 5's audience on average throughout the year - the highest annual percentage in the channel’s history.