By Patrick Munn | June 22, 2018 - 9:52 pm | No Comments
SYFY UK is bolstering their summer schedule. The NBCU owned and operated genre channel has secured exclusive UK rights to NBC's drama series Reverie and Hulu's sci-fi series Future Man. Additionally, they have picked up UK rights to the fourth season of Killjoys. I hear all three series will premiere in August. Reverie and Killjoys are distributed by NBCUniversal International Distribution, while Sony Pictures Television handles global sales for Future Man. Representatives of SYFY UK did not immediately respond to TVWise's request for comment.
By Patrick Munn | June 14, 2018 - 8:06 pm | No Comments
After piloting the project (under its former titled Ball Street), Showtime has picked up 1980s Wall Street comedy Black Monday - starring Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells and Regina Hall - to series with a ten episode order. Owing to the fact that Black Monday is set up as a co-pro with Sony Pictures Television, it is not immediately clear if it will be covered by Showtime's output deal with Sky or if SPT will be distributing it in the UK.
By Patrick Munn | April 4, 2018 - 12:07 pm | No Comments
Alibi is adding a trio of scripted dramas to their slate. The UKTV owned and operated channel has agreed a bumper deal with international distributor Sony Pictures Television for UK rights to AXN's Jerry O'Connell fronted drama series Carter, and repeat rights to both The Guardian and Unforgettable.
By Patrick Munn | March 7, 2018 - 8:49 pm | No Comments
Medical drama series The Good Doctor - which airs on this side of the pond on Sky Living - has been renewed for a second season by U.S. broadcaster ABC. No word on the size of the episode order for season two, which will air as part of the 2018-2019 season.
By Patrick Munn | September 12, 2017 - 9:08 am | No Comments
AMC Global – the AMC branded channel here in the UK, which is available exclusively to BT TV customers – has secured the exclusive UK broadcast rights to Crackle's Snatch TV adaptation, starring Harry Potter's Rupert Grint, after striking a deal with international distributor Sony Pictures Television.
By Patrick Munn | September 11, 2017 - 6:03 pm | No Comments
History UK is adding another exclusive drama to their slate. The A+E Networks UK backed channel has secured the exclusive UK broadcast rights to Canadian drama series X Company, a spy thriller set during the second world war, after striking a deal with international distributor Sony Pictures Television.
By Patrick Munn | August 25, 2017 - 10:00 am | 3 Comments
We have our first post-LA Screenings deal. Sky Living has secured the UK broadcast rights to ABC's medical drama The Good Doctor, starring Bates Motel's Freddie Highmore, a representative of the satcaster confirmed to TVWise. The series is distributed internationally by Sony Pictures Television.
By Patrick Munn | August 15, 2017 - 7:43 pm | No Comments
The Night Shift is returning to its long-time UK home. Sony Channel has secured the linear broadcast rights to the fourth season of the NBC medical drama after striking a deal with international distributor Sony Pictures Television.