New York, NY– HISTORY has given a 10-episode straight-to-series order to the original scripted drama Blue Book from A+E Studios, it was announced by Paul Buccieri, President, A+E Studios and A+E Networks Portfolio Group. Executive produced by Academy Award and Golden Globe-winner Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Back to the Future, Contact), Blue Book chronicles the true top secret United States Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena in the 1950’s and 60’s known as … [Read more...] about HISTORY gives straight-to-series order
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. … [Read more...] about Knightfall to air on History in the U.S.
New York – A+E Networks’ new action drama SIX has claimed new international territories as the company heads to MIPTV, it was announced by Patrick Vien, Executive, Managing Director, International. Following sales of the eight-episode series to HBO Europe (Central and Eastern Europe), HBO Nordics, HBO Spain, iFlix (Southeast Asia), History Southeast Asia, History Latin America, and History Canada, which were announced in October, SIX has been sold to iQiyi and BesTV (China), Tele … [Read more...] about Action drama series SIX claims more territories
New York – A+E Networks has inked multiple program sales agreements across a variety of genres to top broadcasters in Canada, it was announced by Ellen Lovejoy, Vice President, Head of Content Sales, Americas and Formats. From the scripted catalogue, Corus’ Historia will premiere ROOTS in French-speaking Canada while in English Canada, History premiered SIX on January 18 and snapped up KNIGHTFALL, as well as the unscripted hits, DONNIE LOVES JENNY slated for SLICE, and PSYCHIC KIDS slated for … [Read more...] about A+E Networks content picked up across Canada
New York, NY – HISTORY’s scripted military drama series SIX saw impressive ratings growth in Live+3 time-shifted viewing following its premiere on January 18. Across airings on HISTORY, A&E and LMN, the premiere of SIX delivered a combined Live+3 audience of 3.9 million Total Viewers (+51% vs Live+SD), 1.8 million Adults 25-54 (+63%) and 1.5 million Adults 18-49 (+60%), according to Nielsen Media Research. SIX’s premiere on HISTORY also saw strong Live+3 lifts among Adults 25-54 (+75% vs … [Read more...] about HISTORY’s SIX grows viewers in Live+3
New York – On the heels of the recent success of the Emmy Award -nominated Roots, A+E Networks is taking the new military action drama SIX to MIPCOM armed with a cadre of initial sales to top broadcasters in 50+ territories around the world, it was announced by Joel Denton, Managing Director, International Content Sales & Partnerships. Developed by HISTORY, SIX is created by Oscar nominee William Broyles and David Broyles. SIX is an A+E Studios production in association with The Weinstein … [Read more...] about A+E Networks’ series conquers territories