British fans of Kiefer Sutherland will get to see his latest series after Viacom-owned Channel 5 picked up U.K. rights “Designated Survivor.” Entertainment One distributes the show and sealed the deal, which it announced alongside a raft of international drama sales as MipTV got underway in Cannes.
Source and more: Variety
Viacom’s Channel 5 has acquired the UK rights to Shenae Grimes-Beech and Angela Griffin-fronted procedural The Detail from Entertainment One (eOne).
“We are delighted to see so many of our partners acquiring The Detail, and have no doubt that this female led, contemporary, police procedural will deliver primetime success as it rolls out across the region,” added Dan Gopal, eOne’s Executive Vice President of Sales, EMEA, International Distribution.
Source and more: Deadline
The Channel 5 deals further boost the reach and revenue of Designated Survivor, which is closing in on a third season renewal from ABC, and The Detail, which is eyeing a second season on CTV. Stay tuned…