Syfy makes debut in south Asia

NBCUniversal channel Syfy is launching in Sri Lanka, its first roll out in south Asia. The channel will be carried on the Dialog TV pay TV platform from the start of May. Dialog already carries its NBCU stablemates Universal Channel, E! and Diva. “This is a momentous occasion for the channel brand as it becomes […]

Canadian SVOD service bags NBCU titles

Canadian on-demand platform Shomi has scored a deal with NBCUniversal handing it shows such as Dig (pictured), Parenthood and Chicago Fire. Shomi has bagged exclusive SVOD rights to various series, which also include Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, Chicago PD, 12 Monkeys, State of Affairs, Dominion, Satisfaction, Defiance, Royal Pains and Warehouse 13. Also included are non-exclusives such […]

News brief: Syfy orders movie spin-off series Dominion

US cable network Syfy has ordered Dominion, a new original series based on the 2010 sci-fi movie of the same name. Universal Cable Productions and Bold Films will make the show for the NBCU-owned cable net. It will be filmed in Cape Town, South Africa and follow a celestial battle between humans and angels. Syfy […]