All posts tagged 'UKTV'

UKTV’s Alibi Channel Acquires UK Rights To ‘Tommy’, ‘Evil’ & ‘Why Women Kill’

UKTV's Alibi channel has sealed a bumper deal with ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group for UK rights to TommyEvil, and Why Women Kill. The deal was brokered by UKTV’s Head of Acquisitions Emma Sparks and ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group’s Matt Downer. All three series are expected to premiere on Alibi later this year.

UKTV Original ‘We Hunt Together’ Sells To Showtime

UKTV original series We Hunt Together is heading to the USA. International distributor BBC Studios has sold the Babou Ceesay and Eve Myles fronted crime drama to premium cable network Showtime.

UKTV Sees Surge Amongst Younger Viewers, High Demand For Classic Shows Including ‘The Bill’ & ‘Red Dwarf’

UKTV has recorded a surge in viewership from younger people during the lockdown. The network has seen a 55% increase in the 16-34 demo when compared to the pre-lockdown period. Interestingly, these viewers have been consuming classic TV titles such as The Bill, Only Fools & Horses, Gavin & Stacey and The Vicar Of Dibley. UKTV originals Red Dwarf: The Promised Land, Hypothetical and Meet The Richardsons also proved to be popular. 

UKTV Co-Production ‘Murdoch Mysteries’ Renewed For Fourteenth Season

UKTV's longest running scripted co-production is coming back. Canadian public broadcaster CBC has renewed Murdoch Mysteries for a fourteenth season. The renewal comes just ahead of tonight's UK broadcast of the show's thirteenth season finale on Alibi.