All posts tagged 'NBCUniversal International Networks'

Universal TV Acquires UK Rights To CBC’s M.R. Hall Adaptation ‘Coroner’

Coroner is crossing the pond. NBCU's flagship UK channel Universal TV has acquired the UK rights to the eight episode M.R. Hall adaptation which is being produced for Canadian public broadcaster CBC. The series, toplined by Serinda Swan (Ballers), is expected to premiere in 2019.

SYFY UK Acquires Electric Entertainment’s Fantasy Series ‘The Outpost’

SYFY UK has secured the exclusive UK rights to The Outpost, a new ten episode fantasy adventure series from Jonathan Glassner - who developed Stargate SG-1 for television - and Dean Devlin's Electric Entertainment. The show's first season is expected to premiere on the genre channel later this year.

NBCUniversal’s UK Channels Launch On TVPlayer

NBCUniversal's portfolio of UK channels - Universal Channel, E!, SYFY and Movies 24 - has launched on OTT platform TVPlayer as of today (Thursday December 7th).

Universal Channel Lands Hulu’s Hugh Laurie Thriller ‘Chance’

Universal Channel has landed the exclusive first run UK broadcast rights to Chance, the Hugh Laurie (House) fronted psychological thriller which airs state-side on streaming service Hulu, TVWise has learned.

NBCUniversal International Networks To Fast Track ‘The Librarians’ Season 2

The Librarians S2Mirroring the strategy they employed for the show's debut run, NBCUniversal International Networks (formerly known as Universal Networks International) has announced plans to fast-track the second season of The Librarians across their international footprint.

NBCU Aligning International Distribution & Networks Business Across EMEA

NBCUniversal InternationalNBCU is making a change to the structure of their international distribution and global channels business. NBCUniversal International has announced the creation of a multi-territory, regional hub In London which will align the activities of NBCUniversal International Distribution (formerly NBCUniversal International Television Distribution) and NBCUniversal International Networks (formerly known as Universal Networks International) across EMEA.

Syfy UK Snaps Up Rights To ‘Dark Matter’ From Stargate’s Paul Mullie & Joseph Mallozzi

SyfyThe newest sci-fi series from Stargate writers and executive producers Paul Mullie and Joseph Mallozzi is heading to Syfy UK. The NBCU owned and operated channel has picked up the exclusive first run UK broadcast rights to "space-opera" Dark Matter, starring Melissa O’Neil , Marc Bendavid and Anthony Lemke , from international distributor Endemol Shine International. The series will premiere on Syfy UK this June.

Universal Channel, Syfy UK Make Big Play For High-End US Dramas

TVWise breaks down the recent moves at Universal Channel and Syfy UK and explores just how these two channels went from being a "wasteland of repeats" to major buyers of high-end dramas from the Hollywood Studios, competing with the likes of Channel 4, Channel 5, UKTV and Sky.