By Patrick Munn | July 6, 2016 - 1:15 pm | No Comments
UKTV 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.
By Patrick Munn | December 3, 2015 - 2:41 pm | No Comments
UKTV is bringing three of their channels to Freesat. The commercial network, which is a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Scripps Networks Interactive, has struck a deal with Freesat which will see Drama, Really and Yesterday launch on the subscription-free satellite TV service, TVWise has learned.
By Patrick Munn | September 8, 2015 - 1:19 pm | No Comments
UKTV's Drama channel has acquired the exclusive first run UK broadcast rights to Australian World War I miniseries Deadline Gallipoli after striking a deal with international distributor NBCUniversal International Television Distribution, TVWise has learned.
By Patrick Munn | March 31, 2015 - 9:48 am | No Comments
UKTV is adding free-to-air channel Drama to their on-demand service UKTV Play. The channel will launch on the VOD service later this week and will offer a wide range of programmes including Death Comes to Pemberley, The Bill, Birds Of A Feather and Lovejoy.
By Patrick Munn | February 12, 2015 - 1:07 pm | 1 Comment
Drama is adding three high profile titles to their line-up. The UKTV owned and operated channel has struck a deal with the London based independent distributor Power for the UK rights to Crusoe, the 13 episode NBC drama starring Sean Bean and Phillip Winchester; a two-part Pinocchio miniseries; and World War 1 drama A Bear Named Winnie starring Stephen Fry and Michael Fassbender.