By Patrick Munn | February 27, 2017 - 2:34 pm | No Comments
Sky Vision has locked down a new U.S. partner for Fortitude. Sky's international sales division has sold the arctic crime drama to Amazon Prime Video in the United States. The first season of the show has been available on the streaming service since last January and the second season - now marketed as an Amazon Original Series - will premiere later this year.
By Patrick Munn | August 18, 2016 - 7:45 pm | 2 Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Participant Media announced yesterday that owing to the tough landscape for standalone cable networks, Pivot - a brand aimed at millennials - would be closing its doors. The network was best known for serving as the U.S. co-producer for Sky Atlantic's Fortitude since 2013, after the initial U.S. co-producer, premium cable network Starz, backed out. That had left some to question what, if any, affect Pivot's closure would have on the Arctic-set drama, but TVWise can now reveal that it will not impact the series.
By Patrick Munn | July 19, 2016 - 1:14 pm | No Comments
Following a heated bidding war, involving multiple UK broadcasters, Spike UK has struck a deal with international distributor Sky Vision for exclusive UK rights to ABC's rebooted Battlebots, TVWise has learned. The 'substantial' multi-season deal with Sky Vision will also see Spike UK share rights with sister net Channel 5. Battlebots will initally air on Spike UK this Summer, before airing on Channel 5 at a later date.
By Patrick Munn | April 24, 2015 - 11:33 am | No Comments
Discovery UK and Sky Vision have pacted together to co-produce Churchill's Toyshop, a one-off documentary special exploring Churchill’s clandestine research institute that created strange and often ingenious weapons during the Second World War.