By Patrick Munn | January 14, 2020 - 11:58 am | No Comments
After months of rumours, Batwoman has found a UK home. E4 has secured the UK rights to the latest Arrowverse show in a deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. E4 parent Channel 4 said that the series would premiere on the channel in 2020. In addition to Batwoman, this deal with WBITD also gives E4 UK rights to DC Universe's animated Harley Quinn series.
By Patrick Munn | January 13, 2020 - 7:19 pm | No Comments
Mere weeks after they launched the show's first season, BBC Three has secured the UK rights to the second season of Hulu's comedy series Shrill from international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. The show's second season will be available to stream on BBC Three (via the iPlayer) from Saturday January 25th, less than 24 hours behind the U.S. premiere on Hulu.
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 | 2 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.