By Patrick Munn | June 5, 2019 - 9:00 am | No Comments
L.A.'s Finest has landed with a UK broadcaster. FOX UK has acquired the UK rights to the Bad Boys spin-off, starring Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba, after striking a deal with international distributor Sony Pictures Television. The series is expected to premiere on FOX UK next month. “We’re excited to have Fox Networks Group on board and think this action-packed series will be a great fit for their audience,” said Holly Comiskey, Senior Vice-President of Distribution & Networks for Sony Pictures Televison, UK and Ireland.
By Patrick Munn | May 3, 2019 - 9:03 am | No Comments
YouTube Premium has handed out a third season renewal to their The Karate Kid follow-up series Cobra Kai. The renewal comes a little over a week after the second season was released. Season three is expected to premiere in 2020. Cobra Kai picks up thirty years after The Karate Kid and follows a down-and-out Johnny Lawrence as he seeks redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo, reigniting his rivalry with a now successful Daniel LaRusso, who has been struggling to maintain balance in his life without the guidance of his mentor, Mr. Miyagi.
By Patrick Munn | April 25, 2019 - 10:00 am | No Comments
Sony Pictures Television has lined up two European sales for Stellify Media's format Beauty Queen & Single. NPO 3/ KRO NCRV has commissioned a local adaptation in the Netherlands, while Aito Media has also optioned the format in Finland.
By Patrick Munn | April 24, 2019 - 8:01 pm | No Comments
Eleventh Hour Films and Sony Pictures Television have found their Alex Rider. Otto Farrant (Mrs Wilson, War and Peace) has been cast as the lead in the eight-episode young-adult drama series, which is based on Anthony Horowitz’s Alex Rider novels.
By Patrick Munn | April 24, 2019 - 10:57 am | No Comments
Channel 4 has inked a deal with Sony Pictures Television to acquire all seven seasons of FX's groundbreaking drama series The Shield for their VOD service All 4. Every single episode of the show is available to stream as of today.
By Patrick Munn | April 18, 2019 - 10:25 am | No Comments
Channel 5 has acquired the UK rights to Sony Crackle's original drama series The Oath for their VOD service My5 after striking a deal with international distributor Sony Pictures Television. The acquisition was part of a two-series deal with Sony that, as TVWise previously reported, also gives My5 UK rights to Australian drama Bloom. The Oath is expected to premiere this spring.