Broadcast groups such as Tele München Gruppe, Turner International and MTG have acquired the NBC miniseries Crossbones.
TMG has acquired rights in Germany, Turner International and Polar Star have Latin America rights and MTG has nagged Scandinavia.
Distributor Sierra/Engine Television has also bagged also sales with Icon in Australia, Sky (New Zealand), Sohu (China), Tohokushinsha (Japan), SBS Broadcasting and Dutch Filmworks (Benelux), Skai TV (Greece),Yes DBS Satellite Services (Israel), MNET (Africa), Digiturk (Turkey), Zon Lusomundo (Portugal), icflix (Middle East), VMMA (Belgium), Telemundo (Puerto Rico) and Daro (Central-eastern Europe).
The action-adventure period drama comes from Luther creator Neil Cross features legendary pirates such as Edward Teach – or ‘Blackbeard’ as he was known. It comes from Parkes+MacDonald Productions in association with Universal Television.