By Patrick Munn | August 23, 2018 - 2:53 pm | No Comments
Save Me is crossing the pond. International distributor Sky Vision has sold the Lennie James and Suranne Jones fronted drama to Starz - the U.S. premium cable network behind such shows as Outlander and The White Princess. It will premiere state-side on September 6th.
By Patrick Munn | August 22, 2018 - 4:25 pm | No Comments
Mark Strong (Low Winter Sun) has been set as the lead in Sky One eight episode comic thriller Temple, which is set in the secret world beneath London. Carice van Houten, (Game of Thrones) and Daniel Mays (Line of Duty) have also been cast in the series. In Temple, deep below the streets of London, descending past Temple tube in the beating heart of the city, lies a dark secret. An illegal clinic has been set up in an abandoned subterranean network of tunnels. They treat a variety of increasingly desperate and highly dangerous patients.
By Patrick Munn | July 14, 2018 - 12:25 am | No Comments
Sky Vision - the production and distribution division of the satcaster - has picked acquired international distribution rights to the second season of A User's Guide To Cheating Death. The series is produced by indie Peacock Alley.
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.