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.
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.