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ProSieben wins NBCU deal

ProSiebenSat.1 has struck its biggest ever programming deal with NBCUniversal, winning some of the Hollywood studio’s content from its chief rival RTL. The deal gives the German broadcast group linear and free-TV catch up rights to a swathe of NBCU-distributed content. It will get NBCU sitcoms, which were previously with RTL. It will also get selected […]

Canada Netflix rival buys UK, US sci-fi

Project Latte, the upcoming Canadian OTT service from telco and broadcast group Bell, has bought several big-ticket sci-fi and fantasy drama series from the UK and US. It has licensed Doctor Who and Orphan Black from BBC Worldwide and US superhero series Arrow and its spin-off The Flash (pictured) from Warner Bros International Television Distribution. […]

Suits fits on Amazon

Amazon’s UK on-demand service Prime Instant Video has acquired a trio of scripted shows from NBCUniversal International. Prime has picked up legal comedy-drama Suits (pictured), supernatural series Grimm and comedy Parks and Recreation, and renewed Battlestar Galactica, Heroes, 30 Rock and The American Office. Amazon said the deal comprises “hundreds” of episodes. Amazon recently rebranded […]

Moore to the story

Sci-fi guru Ronald D. Moore is launching his first major new cable dramas since Battlestar Galactica but hasn’t lost his maverick sensibilities or passion for writer’s rights. He tells Jesse Whittock about the shows and why scribes are still losing out to networks. Through Helix and Outlander, the sci-fi stylings of Ronald D. Moore returns […]

Syfy’s game-based series to get UK outing

Defiance, Syfy’s online computer game and TV series crossover, will be shown in the UK 24 hours after its US launch next month. NBC Universal-backed pay TV channel Syfy and games publisher Trion Worlds are making Defiance, which they claim marks a first-of-its-kind convergence between the TV and online gaming sectors. The launch of the […]

Syfy preps debut of MMORPG game and TV show crossover

Syfy will debut its online computer game and TV series crossover, Defiance, in mid-April. Syfy and games publisher Trion Worlds claim the launch of the property marks a first-of-its-kind convergence between the TV and online gaming sectors. The launch of the scripted TV series will coincide with the release of the online game and the […]