By Patrick Munn | January 29, 2018 - 12:19 pm | No Comments
Universal Channel has sealed a deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution to acquire the exclusive first run UK broadcast rights to Fox's Matt Czuchry (The Good Wife) and Emily VanCamp (Revenge) fronted medical drama The Resident. The series is presently eyed for an April premiere.
By Patrick Munn | January 18, 2018 - 10:20 am | No Comments
Amazon Prime Video UK has struck a deal with NBCUniversal International Distribution to secure the exclusive UK rights to Freeform's drama series The Bold Type. The series will premiere on this side of the pond on Friday February 9th.
By Patrick Munn | December 11, 2017 - 6:55 pm | No Comments
5USA is adding another Chicago series to their slate. The Channel 5 owned digi-net has secured the free-to-air rights to short-lived Chicago PD spin-off Chicago Justice after striking a deal with international distributor NBCUniversal International Distribution.
By Patrick Munn | December 8, 2017 - 10:59 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Superstore is finally crossing the pond. Multiple sources are telling me that ITV has agreed a deal with international distributor NBCUniversal International Distribution for the exclusive UK rights to the America Ferrera fronted comedy series, with plans to air it on ITV2 in 2018.
By Patrick Munn | December 5, 2017 - 2:32 pm | No Comments
Will & Grace is returning to the UK. Channel 5 has secured the exclusive UK rights to the revival series after striking a deal with international distributor NBCUniversal International Distribution. The sixteen episode revival, also known as the ninth season of Will & Grace, will premiere on Channel 5 on Friday January 5th at 10pm.
By Patrick Munn | August 23, 2017 - 8:06 pm | No Comments
Ted Danson and Kristen Bell's NBC comedy series is coming to the UK. Out of a wider global deal on the part of the streaming service, Netflix UK has secured exclusive rights to The Good Place from international distributor NBCUniversal International Distribution.
By Patrick Munn | July 7, 2017 - 2:35 pm | 6 Comments
Here's some acquisitions news that broke while I was off over the past week or so. UKTV's Dave channel has dropped their prime U.S. acquisition Suits after six seasons, leaving the series without a UK broadcaster.