By Patrick Munn | November 25, 2019 - 3:08 pm | No Comments
BBC Three has acquired the UK right to Hulu's comedy series Shrill after striking a deal with international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. The complete first season will be available to stream on BBC Three (via the iPlayer) from Sunday December 15th.
By Patrick Munn | November 21, 2019 - 10:26 am | No Comments
Doom Patrol is finally crossing the pond. StarzPlay has secured the UK rights to the Titans spin-off series after striking a deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. The show's fifteen episode first season will launch on the streaming service on Thursday January 2nd.
By Patrick Munn | October 30, 2019 - 8:37 am | No Comments
HBO content is staying put on Sky. The satcaster has extended their output deal with WarnerMedia. The extension, which comes ahead of the 2020 expiration of the prior agreement, also includes a new co-production agreement that give Sky the opportunity to co-produce select HBO Max originals going forward. The five-year agreement covers all of Sky's European markets.
By Patrick Munn | October 23, 2019 - 6:49 pm | No Comments
Weruche Opia (Inside No 9, Sliced), Paapa Essiedu (Kiri, Press), Aml Ameen (Yardie, Mazerunner), Adam James (Belgravia, Doctor Foster), Sarah Niles (Catastrophe, Rocks) and Ann Aikin (Career of Evil, Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams: The Commuter) have been tapped to star opposite Michaela Coel in her BBC Two drama January 22nd.
By Patrick Munn | September 19, 2019 - 11:38 am | No Comments
Swamp Thing is coming to the UK. Amazon Prime Video UK has acquired the UK rights to the DC Universe original series after striking a deal with Warner Bros International Television Distribution. The series will be available to stream for UK Prime members from Friday October 4th.
By Patrick Munn | July 22, 2019 - 2:31 pm | No Comments
Major Crimes is getting a second UK broadcaster. UKTV has acquired the The Closer spin-off for their crime focussed Alibi channel. Warner Bros. International Television Distribution handles global sales. The first season of Major Crimes is set to premiere on Alibi later this year.
By Patrick Munn | July 18, 2019 - 3:57 pm | No Comments
Two of E4's biggest acquisitions are returning to the channel. The Channel 4 owned and operated channel has picked up the UK rights to the seventh season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine and the third season of The Big Bang Theory prequel Young Sheldon.
By Patrick Munn | July 10, 2019 - 10:33 am | No Comments
Pennyworth is coming to the UK. StarzPlay has acquired the UK rights to Epix's Batman prequel series after striking a deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. The series will premiere on the streaming service later this year.