By Patrick Munn | October 5, 2018 - 3:56 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: FOX UK has secured the UK rights to TBS' sci-fi comedy People Of Earth, which hails from Conan O'Brien and Greg Daniels, after striking a deal with international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. People Of Earth will premiere on FOX UK on Tuesday October 30th at 10:30pm.
By Patrick Munn | October 3, 2018 - 10:02 pm | No Comments
Is it possible that Lethal Weapon might just be cursed? A little over a week after Fox launched the revamped version of the show, with Seann William Scott replacing co-lead Clayne Crawford, original star Damon Wayans has announced he is quitting the show.
By Patrick Munn | October 1, 2018 - 5:39 pm | No Comments
Netflix UK has secured the exclusive UK rights to Titans, the upcoming live-action drama series that is being produced for nascent streaming service DC Universe in the United States. The pick-up is part of a wider deal between the streaming service and Warner Bros. International Television Distribution which makes Netflix the global broadcaster of Titans. In the wake of the deal, it's not clear if there are any global roll-out plans for DC Universe.
By Patrick Munn | September 14, 2018 - 7:26 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: The fallout from the decision to fire star Clayne Crawford from Lethal Weapon continues. I have learned that ITV has yet to make a call on whether or not to renew their licensing deal for the TV reboot of the feature film series that starred Danny Glover and Mel Gibson.
By Patrick Munn | August 4, 2018 - 2:13 pm | No Comments
Arrow is coming to free-to-air. Viacom's recently launched Paramount Network has acquired FTA rights to The CW's long-running comic book series after striking a deal with international distributor Warner Bros International Television Distribution. The first season of Arrow will premiere on Paramount later this month.
By Patrick Munn | May 11, 2018 - 5:29 pm | No Comments
E4 is adding a superhero series to their line-up. Channel 4's youth-skewing digi-net has secured the exclusive UK rights to Syfy's Superman prequel series Krypton after striking a deal with international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution.
By Patrick Munn | March 26, 2018 - 12:35 pm | No Comments
E4 has nabbed the UK rights to Fox's Batman prequel series Gotham in a deal with international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. E4's multi-season deal starts with the fourth season of the series, which is set to premiere next month.
By Patrick Munn | September 27, 2017 - 7:53 pm | 4 Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Riggs and Murtaugh are returning to the UK. I've learned that ITV has secured the UK rights to the second season of Fox's Lethal Weapon reboot from international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. The show's second season is expected to return to the main channel in a prime-time slot in 2018.