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UKTV’s Drama Channel Acquires PBS’ U.S. Civil War Drama ‘Mercy Street’

PBS first original scripted series in more than a decade is crossing the Atlantic. UKTV's Drama channel has secured the exclusive UK rights to Mercy Street, the U.S. public broadcaster's scripted drama series from Ridley Scott which is set during the American Civil War, after striking a deal with the distribution division of Dean Devlin's Electric Entertainment, TVWise has confirmed. The show's six episode first season is set to premiere on Drama in May.

UKTV’s Drama Channel Acquires Lifetime Miniseries ‘The Red Tent’

The Red TentUKTV is adding another exclusive scripted series to Drama's programming slate. The commercial network, which is as joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Scripps Networks Interactive, has closed a deal with Sony Pictures Television to acquire the exclusive UK rights to the Lifetime miniseries The Red Tent for their free-to-air Drama channel, TVWise has learned. The miniseries will premiere in early 2017.