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.
By Patrick Munn | September 26, 2017 - 11:28 am | 2 Comments
As had been widely expected, E4 has acquired the exclusive UK rights to CBS' The Big Bang Theory prequel Young Sheldon after striking a deal with international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. Young Sheldon is set to premiere on E4 in early 2018. The Channel 4 backed channel, owing the a previous long-running deal with Warner Bros, also hold the rights to the eleventh season of The Big Bang Theory, which is set to premiere later this year.
By Patrick Munn | September 5, 2017 - 7:02 pm | 1 Comment
EXCLUSIVE: ITV2 is letting go of two high-profile U.S. acquisitions. The youth-skewing digi-net has opted not to renew their licensing agreements for the Allison Janney/Anna Farris comedy series Mom and the Elyes Gabel fronted drama Scorpion, TVWise can reveal.
By Patrick Munn | September 5, 2017 - 1:50 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Universal Channel - NBCU's flagship channel on this side of the pond - has picked up the first run UK broadcast rights to the sixth season of TNT's long-running crime drama Major Crimes, TVWise has confirmed. The series is distributed internationally by Warner Bros. International Television Distribution.
By Patrick Munn | August 29, 2017 - 10:40 am | No Comments
Last week, news broke that the sixth season of Showtime's adaptation of Shameless - which originally aired state-side in early 2016 - would be launching on this side of the pond on Netflix UK on Friday September 1st. That inevitably led some to question whether or not More4 had lost the rights to the show.
By Patrick Munn | August 17, 2017 - 1:33 pm | 7 Comments
Lucifer has found a second UK home. FOX UK has secured the linear broadcast rights to the DC Comics show starring Tom Ellis after striking a deal with international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution.
By Patrick Munn | December 16, 2016 - 4:59 pm | No Comments
Netflix UK is adding a trio of exclusives to their line-up. The streaming service - in separate deals with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution, Disney Media Distribution and Entertainment One (eOne) - has secured the exclusive UK rights to The CW's new comic book series Riverdale, Freeform drama series Beyond and comedy You Me Her, TVWise has learned.
By Patrick Munn | October 11, 2016 - 5:16 pm | 3 Comments
Netflix UK has acquired the exclusive first run UK broadcast rights to The CW's Frequency reboot after striking a deal with international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution, TVWise has learned.