| January 29, 2018 – 5:41 pm | No Comments Universal Channel’s new acquisition Gone will receive its UK premiere on Monday March 19th at 9pm, it has been announced. Gone tells the story of Kit “Kick” Lanigan, the survivor of a famous child-abduction case, and Frank Novak, the FBI agent who rescued her. Determined never to fall victim again, as an adult Kick has trained herself in martial arts and the use of firearms. She finds her calling when Novak persuades her to join a special task force dedicated to solving abductions and missing persons’ cases. | January 29, 2018 – 12:19 pm | No Comments Universal Channel has sealed a deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution to acquire the exclusive first run UK broadcast rights to Fox’s Matt Czuchry (The Good Wife) and Emily VanCamp (Revenge) fronted medical drama The Resident. The series is presently eyed for an April premiere. | January 10, 2018 – 11:28 am | No Comments Universal Channel’s acquisition Chance, starring Hugh Laurie (House), has been cancelled by U.S. streaming service Hulu after two seasons. | December 26, 2017 – 4:19 pm | No Comments Universal Channel is adding a second Canadian import to their line-up. The NBCU backed channel has secured the exclusive UK rights to CTV’s mystery series The Disappearance. NBCUniversal International Studios handles international distribution. The show’s six episode first season will premiere on Universal Channel on Tuesday February 27th at 9pm, with a double-bill. | December 26, 2017 – 4:13 pm | No Comments Law & Order: Special Victims Unit will return to Universal Channel to finish airing its nineteenth season from Sunday February 4th at 10pm, it has been announced. | December 26, 2017 – 4:10 pm | No Comments Chicago Med will return to Universal Channel to finish airing its third season from Sunday February 11th at 9pm, it has been announced. | December 7, 2017 – 1:56 pm | No Comments 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). | November 30, 2017 – 6:36 pm | No Comments Major Crimes will return to Universal Channel to finish airing its sixth and final season from Monday January 22nd at 9pm, it has been announced. The series goes on a brief six-week hiatus for the festive period following the broadcast of ‘Sanctuary City: Part 5’ on Monday December 11th.