All posts tagged 'NBCUniversal International Distribution'

BBC Acquires ‘Psycho’ Prequel ‘Bates Motel’

Bates Motel is coming to the Beeb. The BBC has acquired all five seasons of the Psycho prequel and plan to make the series available as a box-set on the BBC iPlayer later this year.

Sky Witness Acquires UK Rights To Canadian Medical Drama ‘Transplant’

Transplant is crossing the pond. Sky Witness has secured the UK rights to the Canadian medical drama series after striking a deal with international distributor NBCUniversal Global Distribution. The series will premiere on Tuesday December 15th at 9pm.

UKTV’s Alibi Channel Acquires UK Rights To USA Network’s ‘Briarpatch’

Another one-and-done is crossing the pond. UKTV's Alibi has secured the UK rights to the short-lived USA Network drama series Briarpatch after striking a deal with international distributor NBCUniversal Global Distribution. The series is expected to air on Alibi in 2021.

Amazon Prime Video UK Drops ‘The Bold Type’ After Three Seasons

EXCLUSIVE: The Bold Type has lost its UK broadcaster. Amazon Prime Video UK has opted not to pick up the UK rights to the fourth season of the Freeform series from international distributor NBCUniversal International Distribution. A representative for the streamer confirmed that they would not be making season 4 available in the UK, though the first three seasons will remain available to stream for UK Prime members.

Channel 4 Acquires Fox’s Animated Comedy ‘Duncanville’

Channel 4 has acquired the UK rights to Fox's upcoming animated comedy series Duncanville. The series is distributed internationally by NBCUniversal International Distribution. It will initially air on Channel 4 later this year, and will also get a repeat run on E4.

5USA Acquires UK Rights To NBC’s ‘The Enemy Within’

Fresh off of losing Chicago PD to Sky Witness, 5USA has added a new first run U.S. acquisition to their slate. Channel 5's digi-net has acquired the UK rights to NBC's short-lived spy thriller The Enemy Within after striking a deal with NBCUniversal International Distribution. The series is expected to premiere in early 2020.

Sky Witness Poaches UK Rights To ‘Chicago PD’, Sets Season 7 Premiere For January 3rd

Chicago PD is switching broadcasters here in the UK. Sky Witness has secured the UK rights to the Chicago Fire spin-off, after the previous six seasons all aired on Channel 5's digi-net 5USA. The show's seventh season will receive its UK premiere on Sky Witness on Friday January 3rd at 10pm.