Cannes, France – CBS Studios International announced agreements with broadcasters from around the world for the broadcast rights to the latest additions of the television franchises, NCIS: New Orleans and CSI: Cyber. The new spinoffs will be licensed in more than 200 international markets.
NCIS: New Orleans has been licensed by M6 in France, Prosiebensat.1 Group in Germany, Channel 5 in the UK, RAI in Italy, Shaw in Canada, Network Ten in Australia (where it recently premiered as the #2 series of the night), Fox International Channels in Asia and Prime TV in New Zealand. Exact airdates vary by country. NCIS: New Orleans, a spinoff of NCIS, was the most-watched U.S. drama during premiere week, opening to more than 21 million viewers. Its second broadcast retained 95% of its premiere week audience.
International broadcast networks that have licensed CSI: Cyber include Channel 5 in the UK, Media Group RTL in Germany, Bell in Canada, Network Ten in Australia, AXN in Latin America and Asia and Prime TV in New Zealand. CSI: Cyber takes a proven formula and gives it a fresh and relevant twist as it explores the dark world of online crime. The show is inspired on the real-life cutting-edge work of cyber psychologist Mary Aiken.