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Viaplay, Alibi, SBS & Disney+ buy Icelandic thriller ‘Black Sands’

Viaplay, UK network Alibi, SBS in Australia and Disney+ are among buyers of Icelandic drama Black Sands, which has been extended into a second season by local commissioning broadcaster, Channel 2. The crime thriller is produced by Icelandic indie Glassriver in association with All3Media International, which has struck a first season deal with Viaplay that […]

UK’s Alibi & Masterpiece set sail on Annika S2, following global sales deals

UKTV’s Alibi has partnered with Masterpiece in the US on a second season of detective drama Annika, while Sky Deutschland and ZDF have struck a two-window deal for the show in Germany. The 6 x 60-minute series is based on the BBC Radio 4 drama, written by Nick Walker, and produced by Scottish indie Black Camel […]

UK’s Alibi returns to A+E’s ‘Miss Scarlet And The Duke’

UKTV-owned channel Alibi has commissioned a second season of 19th-century crime drama Miss Scarlet And The Duke to debut next year. The 6 x 60-minute sophomore run is being co-produced by PBS’ Masterpiece strand and Element 8 Entertainment, with pre-investment from BBC Studios-backed UKTV. The deal will also see the show air on BBCS-owned brands […]

UKTV’s Alibi acquires crime drama ‘Briarpatch’ from NBCUniversal

UKTV has picked up Texas-based drama Briarpatch – which was cancelled after just one season earlier this year – for its Alibi channel following a deal with NBCUniversal Global Distribution. The 10-part series is based on the Ross Thomas novel of the same name and was produced by Universal Cable Productions (UCP) and Paramount Television. It debuted on […]

Alibi renews ‘Traces’ and ‘We Hunt Together’ for second seasons, due 2021

UKTV’s specialist crime drama channel Alibi has recommissioned two of its original series – Traces and We Hunt Together – for second seasons. Produced by RED Production Company for UKTV and BBC Studios Distribution, Traces is based on an original idea by best-selling crime writer Val McDermid, with season one following the work of the […]

Canadian drama ‘Hudson & Rex’ finds home in UK, Nordics & Spain

UKTV’s Alibi, TV4 in Sweden, TV2 in Denmark and Forta in Spain have picked up the English-language version of cop drama Hudson & Rex. The police series is produced by Shaftesbury and Pope Productions, in association with Canada’s CityTV and Beta Film, which distributes globally. It is the first English-language adaptation of the European scripted […]

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