By Patrick Munn | July 2, 2018 - 3:05 pm | No Comments
Universal TV is adding another Canadian drama series to their line-up. The NBCU owned and operated channel has secured exclusive first run UK rights to CBC's Erin-Brockovich style legal drama Burden Of Truth, starring Beauty & The Beast's Kristin Kreuk, after striking a deal with international distributor Entertainment One (eOne). The show's first season will premiere on Universal on Tuesday August 14th at 9pm with a double-bill.
By Patrick Munn | May 3, 2018 - 1:32 pm | No Comments
NBCU's flagship UK channel is getting a (slightly) different name. Effective today, Universal Channel will now be known as Universal TV. The move is part of a global refresh for the channel brand, which is slowly being rolled out over the coming months.
By Patrick Munn | 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.
By Patrick Munn | 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.