A further boost for MacGyver‘s Season 2 renewal hopes. Extending the show’s reach and revenue, Sky 1 has acquired lucrative UK rights to the CBS drama, to premiere Feb. 8, along with the 23rd season of VH1’s America’s Next Top Model, per THR:
CBS Corp.’s CBS Studios International said Wednesday that it has licensed the first-window U.K. TV rights for new drama MacGyver and the latest season of America’s Next Top Model to Sky.
“MacGyver’s action-adventure storylines and ANTM’s iconic format are prime examples of CBS’ successful programming that appeals to a global audience,” said Stephen Tague, senior vp, Europe, CBS Studios International. “We look forward to working with Sky, one of our most important U.K. partners, to make these new series a success for the territory.”
Said Adam Macdonald, director of Sky 1 and Sky Living: “We’re delighted that Sky Living audiences will be the first in the U.K. to see the latest instalment of the hugely popular ANTM. And Sky 1 audiences love an explosive action-adventure, making MacGyver the perfect addition to our February lineup.”
Stay tuned as we continue to monitor the renew/cancel status of MacGyver Season 2 and ANTM Season 24…