The British channel will play the thriller on its foreign-language on-demand service Walter Presents as The Border. Episode one will launch on the broadcast channel later this month as part of a promotional push.
Set in Bieszczady, a remote mountainous area that borders Poland and Ukraine, the series follows a events after a group of specialist border guards is mysteriously attacked.
It was HBO Poland’s most-watched series, with as many as three times the number of viewers as season four of HBO big-hitter Game of Thrones.
Walter Presents, which Channel 4 operates with Global Series Network, has been a success, taking nine million streams since its launch in January. It accessed through Channel 4’s online hub, All 4.
Channel 4 CEO David Abraham has said he plans to take the service international.
Wataha, meanwhile, was the first originally-created-and-produced series from HBO’s European arm. It followed on from local remakes of shows such as In Treatment and Shall We Kiss and miniseries Burning Bush.
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21st January 2019