Barb Williams

Corus bags Star Wars franchise

Corus Entertainment has secured a multi-year licensing deal for the entire Star Wars franchise. The deal comes into effect this autumn, when Star Wars movies will begin playing on Corus channels, which include Global, Showcase, W Network and ABC Spark. Corus nets will get the seven movies already released, including 2015’s Star Wars: The Force […]

Global buys 11 new US broadcast series

Canadian broadcaster Global has acquired eleven new season US series, comprising four comedies and two dramas. The deals include taking multicam sitcom Kevin Can Wait, Timeless and The Blacklist: Redemption from Sony Pictures Television; The Good Place and Pure Genius and Chicago Justice from NBCUniversal International Distribution; Man with a Plan (pictured), MacGyver, Bull and […]