All posts tagged 'Lionsgate Television'

StarzPlay Picks Up UK Rights To ‘Dangerous Liaisons’

StarzPlay - the Starz branded streaming service that is available in the UK via Amazon Prime Video Channels, Virgin Media and Apple TV - has picked up the UK rights to Starz's recently ordered Dangerous Liaisons adaptation. Based on the novel of the same name, Dangerous Liaisons tells the origin story of the early years of the iconic characters Merteuil and Valmont when they meet as passionate young lovers in the slums of 18th century Paris.

Alibi Acquires UK Rights To ABC’s Kyra Sedgwick Series ‘Ten Days In The Valley

EXCLUSIVE: Kyra Sedgwick's TV comeback is crossing the pond. I've learned that UKTV's Alibi channel has secured the UK rights to Ten Days In The Valley, which marked the Emmy award winner's first regular TV role since The Closer, after striking a deal with international distributor Lionsgate Television. I'm told that the series will launch on Alibi next month, though a firm premiere date has not yet been set.

Starz Orders ‘The White Queen’ & ‘The White Princess’ Follow Up ‘The Spanish Princess’

Starz is expanding their Philippa Gregory franchise.  The U.S. premium cable network has ordered a third series - a follow up to both The White Queen and The White Princess - titled The Spanish Princess, which will tell the story of Catherine of Aragon. It will be based on Gregory's novels The Constant Princess and The King’s Curse.

Syfy Picks Up UK Rights To Hulu’s ‘Dimension 404’

Syfy UK - which earlier this week announced a brand refresh - is adding yet another exclusive U.S. acquisition to their slate. The NBCU backed channel has secured the UK rights to Hulu's sci-fi anthology series Dimension 404 after striking a deal with international distributor Lionsgate Television.

Sony Channel Takes Linear UK Rights To ‘Orange Is The New Black’

Orange Is The New Black is coming to UK television. Sony Channel, the flagship entertainment channel operated by Sony Pictures Television Networks here in the UK, has secured the linear rights to the award winning Netflix original series after striking a multi-year deal with series producer and international distributor Lionsgate Television, TVWise has learned.

‘Nashville’ Nears Fifth Season Pick Up At CMT

Nashville S3Nashville is on the verge of making a comeback. Series producer Lionsgate Television is deep in talks with country themed cable network CMT to bring the series back for a fifth season, TVWise has confirmed. A formal announcement is expected to be made tomorrow, during the CMT Awards.