By Patrick Munn | November 4, 2020 - 8:54 am | No Comments
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.
By Patrick Munn | January 27, 2020 - 2:25 pm | No Comments
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.
By Patrick Munn | January 14, 2020 - 2:12 pm | No Comments
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.
By Patrick Munn | December 10, 2019 - 12:13 am | No Comments
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.
By Patrick Munn | December 3, 2019 - 6:02 pm | No Comments
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.
By Patrick Munn | October 30, 2019 - 4:10 pm | No Comments
Savannah Steyn (The Tunnel, Wannabe), Parminder Nagra (Bend It Like Beckham, ER), Eleanor Tomlinson (Poldark), Sharon Duncan-Brewster (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Sex Education), Natasha O’Keeffe (Peaky Blinders, Misfits), Thomas Turgoose (This is England) and Craig Parkinson (Line of Duty) have been cast in Sky One's ten-episode sci-fi drama Intergalactic.
By Patrick Munn | October 29, 2019 - 8:12 pm | No Comments
Sky Witness has secured the exclusive UK rights to NBC's supernatural drama series The InBetween after striking a deal with sister company NBCUniversal International Distribution. The show's first season will premiere on Monday November 11th at 9pm. Created by Moira Kirland, The InBetween tells the story of Cassie Bedford, who was born with a rare ability. She has visions … whether she likes it or not. Sometimes Cassie sees events that have previously occurred or will happen in the future. In addition, sometimes she encounters unsettled spirits who need her help.
By Patrick Munn | September 8, 2019 - 6:30 pm | No Comments
New Amsterdam is getting a second UK home. Channel 4's digi-net More4 has acquired the linear rights to the Ryan Eggold fronted medical drama. NBCUniversal International Distribution handles global sales. The show's first season is expected to premiere on the channel later this month.