By Patrick Munn | January 28, 2021 - 8:14 pm | No Comments
Disney+'s soon-to-launch general entertainment brand Star has acquired the UK rights to all five seasons of the ABC Family/Freeform original series The Fosters and the short-lived Marvel series Helstrom. Both series will be available to stream when Star launches on Disney+ on Tuesday February 23rd.
By Patrick Munn | July 2, 2020 - 9:28 pm | No Comments
Two Freeform originals are crossing the pond. BBC Three has acquired the UK rights to The Fosters spin-off Good Trouble and supernatural drama Fort Salem (also known as Motherland: Fort Salem) after striking a deal with international distributor Disney Media Distribution.
By Patrick Munn | April 7, 2017 - 4:00 pm | 5 Comments
With a recent trend to more diverse scripted shows, a number of LGBT-centric shows have recently been commissioned. But despite these varied stories, offering a complex view of LGBT life, not a single one of these shows have secured a UK deal. So just why have these scripted dramas and comedies, which prominently feature LGBT characters, failed to cross the Atlantic?
By Patrick Munn | December 1, 2015 - 10:18 am | No Comments
ABC Family has renewed their hit, though controversial, drama series The Fosters for a fourth season, the network announced on Monday. The show's fourth season will premiere in 2016, by which time the network will have re-branded to Freeform.