New York – A+E Networks announced a raft of deals across multiple territories for the new original drama, Knightfall, which will make its global launch at MIPTV. Developed by HISTORY, the series is an A+E Studios production in association with The Combine and Midnight Radio. Executive producers Dominic Minghella, Don Handfield, Richard Rayner and Oscar and Golden Globe nominee Jeremy Renner, to join cast members Tom Cullen, Simon Merrells, Olivia Ross and Sabrina Bartlett in Cannes at MIPTV. Knightfall joins a bold new slate of history-based, premium dramas produced by A+E Studios for HISTORY U.S. and viewed all over the world, including the epic series Roots and SIX. The announcement was made today by Patrick Vien, Executive Managing Director, International, A+E Networks.
Leading into the market, licensing agreements have been closed for the 10-episode scripted series with SBSTwo (Australia), HBO and Cinemax (Central Europe, Poland, Spain and Andorra), iQiyi and BesTV (China), Sirkus (Iceland), YES (Israel), FilmBox Premium (Central and Eastern Europe), and IFlix (Southeast Asia). The series will also air on HISTORY in the US, Canada, Latin America and Southeast Asia.
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