PBS Masterpiece

PBS brings UK drama ‘Marriage’ to North America

PBS Distribution has picked up UK drama Marriage to stream in North America on PBS Passport and the PBS Masterpiece Prime Video channel. Distributor All3Media International has also struck deals for the show in Europe, with Telekom-owned streaming platform Magenta TV securing SVOD rights in Germany, YLE in Finland, Canal+ in Austria, DR in Denmark, SVT […]

PBS Masterpiece boards Quay Street drama ‘Nolly’ for US debut

US pubcaster PBS Masterpiece has picked up fact-based drama Nolly ahead of its debut on UK streamer ITVX. Nolly is the first series to emerge from ITV Studios-backed Quay Street Productions, the scripted firm launched in 2021 by former StudioCanal UK boss and Red Production Company founder Nicola Shindler. No premiere date has yet been […]

Channel 5 & PBS Masterpiece extend ‘All Creatures’ for two seasons

ViacomCBS-owned Channel 5 in the UK and PBS Masterpiece in the US have handed a double season renewal to period drama All Creatures Great And Small. The series, which is based on the books by British author James Herriot, will return for as third and fourth season, with filming set to resume in the UK […]

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 […]

PBS Masterpiece books an ‘Atlantic Crossing’

US broadcaster PBS Masterpiece has acquired TV broadcast rights to Cinenord’s upcoming World War Two drama series Atlantic Crossing. This latest sale follows recent deals with networks in Russia, Australia and across Europe, struck by distributor Beta Film, with the show recently celebrating its world premiere at the Canneseries international TV festival. PBS Distribution also […]