All posts tagged 'Lionsgate Television'

E4 Acquires UK Rights To ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’

E4 has acquired the exclusive UK rights to NBC's musical dramedy series Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist after striking a deal with international distributor Lionsgate Worldwide Television Distribution Group. The acquisition comes mere hours after E4 announced a deal with CBS Studios International for CBS' Matt LeBlanc comedy Man With A Plan and linear rights to Star Trek: Discovery. It also marks only the second new series from the 2019-2019 broadcast season in the United States to land a UK deal, after Sky previously picked up NBC comedy Sunnyside for their soon-to-launch dedicated comedy channel.

My5 Acquires Royal Family Drama ‘The Royals’

The Royals has landed a third UK home. Channel 5's VOD service My5 has acquired E!'s royal family drama series starring Elizabeth Hurley after striking a deal with international distributor Lionsgate Worldwide Television Distribution Group. The show's first two seasons will be available on My5 from next month.

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.