| September 8, 2015 – 7:55 am | No Comments UKTV is expanding their relationship with Disney. The commercial network, which is a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Scripps Networks Interactive, has sealed a deal with Disney Media Distribution for the exclusive UK rights to Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, FBI drama Quantico and medical drama Code Black. Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders and Code Black will air on Watch, while Quantico will air on Alibi. | September 7, 2015 – 11:44 am | No Comments UKTV’s Watch channel has given the green-light to Battlechefs, a new ten episode cooking series which takes place on a cruise ship and features a range of amateur celebrity chefs Alex James, Keith Duffy and John Partridge. Battlechefs will premiere on Watch in 2016. | September 4, 2015 – 12:19 pm | No Comments UKTV’s Watch channel has given the green-light to Get Me To The Church, a new six episode factual-entertainment series from independent production company Twofour which is hailed as a play “on the premise of films like The Hangover, capturing that feeling of fish-out-of-water and a race against time”. | September 3, 2015 – 6:09 pm | No Comments UKTV is adding a trio of documentaries to Watch’s line-up. The commercial network has commissioned a season of three authored documentaries by Sara Cox, Grace Dent & Sophie Ellis-Bextor, which will air on Watch in early 2016. | August 6, 2015 – 4:13 pm | No Comments UKTV is moving forward with their push into factual entertainment with Honey I Bought The House. After piloting the project last year as part of their Format Labs Initiative, UKTV flagship entertainment channel Watch has picked up the format for a full series. Eight episodes have been ordered for the show’s first season. | July 27, 2015 – 12:14 pm | No Comments EXCLUSIVE: After airing the show’s first three seasons between 2013 and 2014, UKTV has decided not to acquire the fourth and final season of the Syfy drama series Being Human from international distributor Zodiak Rights for their flagship entertainment channel Watch, TVWise has learned exclusively. | July 24, 2015 – 11:32 am | No Comments UKTV has opted not to renew their licensing deal with international distributor Entertainment One (eOne) for Canadian drama series Saving Hope, which aired on their flagship entertainment channel Watch, TVWise has learned exclusively. | July 22, 2015 – 2:55 pm | No Comments ABC’s drama series Secrets & Lies will receive its UK premiere on UKTV’s Watch channel on Wednesday September 9th at 9pm, it has been announced.