By Patrick Munn | May 24, 2021 - 8:37 pm | No Comments
Whiskey Cavalier is crossing the pond. UKTV's Alibi channel has acquired the UK rights to ABC's short-lived drama series after striking a deal with international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. Alibi has yet to set a specific date, but it is expected to premiere in July. Additionally, Alibi has also acquired both The Good Wife and Deception for their July schedule. The Good Wife initially aired in the UK on More4 while Deception has never aired on this side of the pond before.
By Patrick Munn | December 4, 2020 - 11:26 am | 2 Comments
StarzPlay has secured the UK rights to CBS All Access' Stephen King adaptation The Stand after striking a deal with international distributor ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group. The limited series will premiere on the streaming service on Sunday January 3rd.
By Patrick Munn | August 20, 2020 - 8:55 am | No Comments
BBC Three has acquired the UK rights to Comedy Central's comedy series Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens after striking a deal with international distributor ViacomCBS International Studios. The series will premiere on BBC Three later this year.
By Patrick Munn | July 28, 2020 - 5:39 pm | No Comments
Sky is bringing the spin-offs of two of their existing acquisitions to the UK. Sky Witness has secured the UK rights to Fox's 9-1-1 spin-off 9-1-1: Lone Star and CBS' FBI spin-off FBI: Most Wanted. Both series will premiere on the channel next month.
By Patrick Munn | July 1, 2020 - 9:00 am | No Comments
UKTV's Alibi channel has sealed a bumper deal with ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group for UK rights to Tommy, Evil, 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.
By Patrick Munn | June 30, 2020 - 1:16 pm | No Comments
Bull is returning to the UK. FOX UK has secured the UK rights to the show's fourth season after striking a deal with international distributor CBS Studios International. The fourth season will premiere on the channel on Monday August 3rd at 9pm. This marks the first time that Bull hasn't been paired with NCIS on FOX UK's Friday night schedule.
By Patrick Munn | February 26, 2020 - 4:57 pm | No Comments
The Great has landed with two UK broadcasters. StarzPlay has secured the SVOD rights, while Channel 4 has picked up the linear rights to the Hulu comedy series. The Great is distributed internationally by ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group.
By Patrick Munn | December 20, 2019 - 6:30 pm | No Comments
The Twilight Zone has found a UK broadcaster. Syfy UK has acquired the UK rights to CBS All Access' reboot of the iconic sci-fi series after striking a deal with international distributor CBS Studios International. The series will premiere on the channel in early 2020.