By Patrick Munn | May 26, 2020 - 1:59 pm | No Comments
Channel 4 has closed a deal with Cineflix Rights to acquire the first two seasons of CBC's drama series Coroner for their digi-net More4. This marks the second UK deal for the show. Universal TV originally acquired the series back in 2018, but after that channel was shuttered earlier this year the fate of Coroner on this side of the pond remained something of an open question.
By Patrick Munn | June 21, 2019 - 1:24 pm | No Comments
UKTV's Alibi channel has acquired the former BBC America police drama Copper in a deal with Cineflix Rights. The show's first season is expected to premiere on Alibi in August. Both seasons of the show originally aired in the UK on Amazon Prime Video UK (then known as LOVEFiLM).
By Patrick Munn | January 27, 2019 - 6:45 pm | No Comments
Cineflix Rights has inked deals with Brown Bob Productions and Windfall Films to acquire international distribution rights to a raft of factual content from both indies. The deals were brokered by Cineflix Rights Acquisitions Manager Catherine McCormick and recently appointed Head of Acquisitions Richard Life.
By Patrick Munn | January 24, 2019 - 2:03 pm | No Comments
Cineflix Rights has hired Richard Life to serve as their Head of Acquisitions - a role that will see him heading up the company's global acquisitions team. In the newly created role, Richard will spearhead acquisitions for Cineflix Rights, as the company executes its strategy of increasing content streams through producer partnerships, development and first-look deals, and co-productions.
By Patrick Munn | October 8, 2018 - 4:34 pm | No Comments
Coroner is crossing the pond. NBCU's flagship UK channel Universal TV has acquired the UK rights to the eight episode M.R. Hall adaptation which is being produced for Canadian public broadcaster CBC. The series, toplined by Serinda Swan (Ballers), is expected to premiere in 2019.
By Patrick Munn | September 7, 2018 - 10:25 am | No Comments
Cineflix Rights has inked a first look development deal with Canadian production company Mayhem Entertainment. Under the pact between the two companies, Cineflix has exclusive worldwide distribution rights to the indie's slate of upcoming shows.
By Patrick Munn | July 10, 2018 - 5:59 pm | No Comments
Cineflix Rights has secured two new factual series from independent production company Brown Bob Productions: Inside The Vets and Great Rail Restorations. The deal to acquire both series was negotiated by Cineflix Rights' Acquisitions Executive Catherine McCormick.
By Patrick Munn | April 3, 2018 - 7:02 pm | No Comments
Cineflix Rights has acquired international distribution rights to a trio of documentary series - Ted Bundy: Serial Monster, Alcatraz The Greatest Escapes and Weird, True & Freaky - from Hoff Productions; with plans to launch all three at MIPTV later this month.