By Patrick Munn | July 4, 2018 - 5:21 pm | No Comments
History UK has poached first window rights to Seal Team Six drama series Six after striking a deal with sister company A+E Networks. Channel 5 previously held first window rights to the show and aired the first season earlier this year on their 5Spike channel. Representatives of Channel 5 did not immediately respond to TVWise's request for comment. The second season of Six will receive its UK premiere on History UK on Friday August 3rd at 9pm. Episodes will be repeated on Thursdays at midnight.
By Patrick Munn | May 31, 2018 - 9:06 pm | No Comments
Six is getting a second UK home. History UK has secured second window rights to the SEAL Team drama starring Walton Goggins (Justified, The Shield) after striking an agreement with international distributor A+E Networks. This deal has no impact on the prior licensing agreement between Channel 5 and A+E Networks. C5's 5Spike retains first window rights to Six and are expected to air the show's second season later this year. The first season of Six will premiere on History UK on Sunday June 24th at 10pm.
By Patrick Munn | November 20, 2017 - 5:32 pm | No Comments
History UK has acquired the UK rights to Knightfall, the period drama about the Knights Templar which is being produced for the U.S. History network. The series, which is distributed internationally by A+E Networks, is expected to premiere on this side of the pond in 2018.
By Patrick Munn | September 11, 2017 - 6:03 pm | No Comments
History UK is adding another exclusive drama to their slate. The A+E Networks UK backed channel has secured the exclusive UK broadcast rights to Canadian drama series X Company, a spy thriller set during the second world war, after striking a deal with international distributor Sony Pictures Television.