The Blacklist


Sony draws up Blacklist in 66 territories

Hotly-tipped Sony Pictures Television mystery thriller The Blacklist will debut in 66 territories and 11 languages on SPT Networks-owned channels. The show will launch on NBC on September 23 and in the UK on Sky Living, France on TF1, Canada on Global, Germany on RTL, Seven in Australia and TV3 in Scandinavia in following weeks. […]

Sony channels get on Blacklist in Asia

Sony has taken rights to US drama The Blacklist for its channels in Asia. The show is distributed by Sony’s sales arm and the studio’s networks division has picked up first-run rights to the thriller, which stars James Spader and was one of the buzziest shows at this year’s LA Screenings. SPT has already sold […]

Sky Living subscribes to Blacklist

UK pay TV channel Sky Living HD has secured rights to air NBC’s upcoming drama series The Blacklist. The BSkyB-owned channel has closed an exclusive deal with Sony Pictures Television for the show, which was NBC’s highest rated pilot in more than a decade and considered among the top new US scripted series to come […]

Shaw Media unveils Screenings deals, lifestyle net

Canandian broadcaster Shaw Media has acquired new US scripted series including The Blacklist, Ironside and Almost Human for Global’s 2013-14 season, and unveiled a new lifestyle channel. Shaw becomes the first announced international broadcaster for Sony Pictures Television-produced crime drama Blacklist, which will broadcast on NBC was arguably the most talked about show at last […]

2013 LA Screenings in review

As the sun sets on the studio lots and the myriad of international buyers head home after this year’s LA Screenings, the real business is just beginning. For those channels not tied into long term output deals with certain studios, the bidding wars for the best of the US are already underway. And though there […]

LA Screenings: Broadcast Strikes Back

With US cable series such as Hatfields & McCoys gaining traction with key demographics in the past year, broadcast networks have reacted with new comedies, reboots and spin offs and a shift toward short-run series for the new season. Jesse Whittock looks at how this will affect buyers at the LA Screenings. Laughter, it’s often […]

2013 LA Screenings Buyer Profile: Sarah Wright, controller of acquisitions, BSkyB

UK pay TV operator BSky is the largest UK-based buyer of US studio programming and picked up a raft of titles at last year’s LA Screenings for its Sky1 HD, Sky Living HD and Sky Atlantic channels. Sarah Wright is controller of acquisitions and as well as working across the channels is also buying studio […]