By Patrick Munn | July 2, 2021 - 12:36 pm | No Comments
The BBC has acquired the UK rights to HBO Max's Gossip Girl. The series will air on both BBC One and BBC iPlayer later this year. In addition to acquiring the new series, the BBC has also acquired the original CW series.
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 | October 19, 2020 - 4:43 pm | No Comments
With the U.S. election mere weeks away, Channel 4 has opted to bring the seminal U.S. political drama back to our screens. The broadcaster has struck a deal with Warner Bros. to pick up all seven seasons of The West Wing for their streaming service All 4. It will be available to stream as of Wednesday October 21st. The deal between Warner Bros. and Channel 4 also gives the broadcaster streaming rights to all nine seasons of The WB/The CW teen drama One Tree Hill. One Tree Hill will be available to stream from Friday October 30th.
By Patrick Munn | July 10, 2020 - 9:05 pm | No Comments
The BBC has acquired the UK rights to The CW's short-lived Riverdale spin-off Katy Keene after striking a deal with international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. The complete series will be available to stream on the BBC iPlayer on Saturday July 25th. The CW cancelled Katy Keene earlier this week after a single thirteen episode season.
By Patrick Munn | July 2, 2020 - 9:08 pm | 3 Comments
Prodigal Son is coming to the UK. Sky One has acquired the UK rights to Fox's drama series starring Michael Sheen and Tom Payne after striking a deal with international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. The series is expected to premiere later this month.
By Patrick Munn | June 10, 2020 - 3:54 pm | No Comments
Roswell, New Mexico is crossing the pond. ITV2 has acquired the UK rights to The CW's Roswell reboot after striking a deal with international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. The show's first season will premiere on ITV2 on Monday June 22nd at 8pm.
By Patrick Munn | February 20, 2020 - 8:21 am | No Comments
The Veronica Mars revival has found a UK home. StarzPlay has secured the UK rights to the limited series revival (AKA season four) after striking a deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. All eight episodes will be available to stream from Friday March 27th.
By Patrick Munn | January 14, 2020 - 2:24 pm | No Comments
E4 is sticking with Supernatural until the end. Mere weeks after TVWise revealed that they had picked up the UK rights to season 14, the Channel 4 owned digi-net has announced that they have also secured the show's fifteenth and final season. E4 said that season 14 would air in 2020, while season 15 would follow "at a later date".