All posts tagged 'ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group'

Syfy UK Acquires CBS’ ‘Blood & Treasure’, Sets December Premiere

Syfy UK has acquired the UK rights to CBS' latest summer drama Blood & Treasure after striking a deal with international distributor CBS Studios International. The series, which has already been renewed for a second season, will receive its UK premiere on Syfy UK on Thursday December 19th at 9pm.

‘CSI: Cyber’ Season 2 To Get UK TV Premiere On CBS Justice In 2020

The second and final season of CSI: Cyber is finally crossing the pond. CBS Justice, who recently aired the show's first season, have announced plans to air season two in 2020. This would mark the UK TV premiere for the second season after the previous UK broadcaster, Channel 5, opted not air it. CSI: Cyber is distributed internationally by CBS Studios International.

Amazon Prime Video UK Acquires ‘Star Trek’ Picard Series

In what is surely a blow to their rival Netflix, Amazon Prime Video UK has secured exclusive rights to the as-yet untitled Star Trek series starring Sir Patrick Stewart as Jean-Luc Picard. The acquisition is part of a multi-year deal between Amazon and CBS Studios International that will see the streaming service serve as the series' broadcaster in more than 200 territories. Episodes will be available to stream within 24 hours of their U.S. broadcast.

CBS UK Channels’ SOCI Hits All Time High In 2018

2018 was a good year for the CBS UK channels. The portfolio of channels, which are owned by AMC Networks International and CBS Studios International, delivered a 2.7% share of commercial impacts - an all time high and 4% increase year-on-year.

UPDATE: ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Spin-Off ‘Short Treks’ Now Available On Netflix UK

The latest incarnation of the Star Trek franchise is not coming to the UK (at least for now). I've learned that Netflix UK has opted not to pick up Star Trek: Short Treks, a new four episode short-form off-shoot of Star Trek: Discovery. A representative for the streaming service confirmed that they will not be distributing the series, which launches state-side on October 4th.

Sky Inks CBSSI Deal For UK Rights To Dick Wolf’s ‘FBI’, Renews Agreements For ‘Hawaii Five-0’ & ‘Madam Secretary’

Dick Wolf's newest drama is crossing the pond. Sky has acquired the exclusive UK rights to the Law & Order super-producer's new procedural FBI after striking a deal with international distributor CBS Studios International. No word yet on a premiere date or which Sky channel it will air on. Additionally, Sky has also extended their licensing agreements for Hawaii Five-0, Madam Secretary, Elementary and The Late Late Show With James Corden and Hawaii Five-0; picking up additional seasons of all four shows.

Horror Bites & CBS Catchup Channels UK To Launch On Freeview Play In December, CBS Action To Re-Brand As CBS Justice

The CBS AMC UK Channels Partnership - the joint venture between AMC Networks International and CBS Studios International that is behind such channels as CBS Drama and CBS Action - has announced that they are launching VOD services Horror Bites and CBS Catchup Channels UK next month. Both services will be available on Freeview Play from December 6th and will offer catch up shows thirty days after broadcast. Horror Bites will provide said content from Horror Channel; while CBS Catchup Channels UK will provide content from CBS Reality, CBS Drama and CBS Action.

More4 Inks Multi-Year Extension For ‘The Good Fight’ In Deal With CBSSI

The Good Fight is staying put on More4. The Channel 4 owned and operated digi-net has picked up the UK rights to future seasons of the The Good Wife spin-off after agreeing a multi-year licensing deal extension with international distributor CBS Studios International. The show's third season is expected to launch on More4 in 2019.