News brief: Sony buys BBC comedy for Hindi net

Sony Entertainment Network (SEN) in the UK has acquired BBC comedy Goodness Gracious Me.

The Sony Hindi-language channel is carried on the Sky platform in the UK. It has picked up all three seasons of the comedy series as well as specials.

Billed as a British comedy with an Asian twist, Goodness Gracious Me started out as BBC radio show and then ran on BBC Two between 1998 and 2001.