NBCUniversal International Networks


NBCU makes splash with ITV’s Loch Ness deals

NBCUniversal International Networks has bought upcoming ITV mystery drama Loch Ness for territories in Europe. ITV Studios Global Entertainment has shopped NBCU rights to the ITV Studios-produced six-parter for the 13th Street thematic channel in France, Spain, Germany and Poland. “As the channel dedicated to the best in crime and suspense drama, 13th Street is […]

NBCU lines up first German drama

NBCUniversal International Networks is set to produce its first original drama out of Germany. The Comcast-owned entertainment group’s managing director, Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Katharina Behrends told DWDL.de that crime-themed channel 13th Street had commissioned a 4x25mins psychological drama miniseries. Production and casting plans are underway, with Readymade Films attached to produce, but Behrends declined […]

OSN and NBCU to launch Syfy in MENA

NBCUniversal International Networks’ Syfy channel is due to launch exclusively in the Middle East and North Africa via operator OSN next month. The science fiction entertainment channel will go live on July 8, offering original series, movies, Japanese animation, science fiction and fantasy programmes for OSN subscribers in the region – with Arabic subtitles available […]

Universal Channel buys Mr. Robot for UK

UK pay TV net Universal Channel has acquired hot US cable series Mr. Robot. The NBCUniversal-owned channel will launch the USA Network show on July 21 following an agreement with cousin NBCUniversal International Distribution. Season one will debut with a feature-length, uninterrupted double episode. Amazon Prime Instant Video already offers it via the SVOD window […]

Universal Channel requires Chicago Med

UK pay TV network Universal Channel has bought new season US medical drama Chicago Med. The Dick Wolf-produced show will debut on the NBCUniversal International Networks-sold show after a deal with the latter’s sister division, NBCU International Distribution. The show is set in a state-of-the-art Chicago trauma centre, and is part of Chicago Fire and […]