Killing Eve is coming to an end with its delayed fourth season but BBC America is developing a number of potential spinoffs. The cat-and-mouse thriller, which stars Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh, is set to start filming season four in the U.K. and across Europe early this summer and the eight-episode run will premiere in 2022. The network and production company didn’t disclose specific spinoff ideas and sources suggest that there’s nothing firm in the pipeline but it’s clear that the AMC Networks-owned channel is keen to extend the Killing Eve universe.
Killing Eve made a killing in the ratings for its second-season premiere. The BBC America thriller, which grew its audience with every episode last season (after three days of delayed viewing), continued that trend Sunday as its second-season premiere was simulcast on sister network AMC. The premiere hit series highs across the board, topping 1 million viewers for an initial telecast for the first time.
AMC Networks kicked off its spring ad sales efforts at an event Thursday night in New York that grouped all of its five networks under one upfront umbrella for the first time. They are: AMC, SundanceTV, BBC America, WEtv and IFC. The theme of this upfront was audience engagement and quality content.
AMC Networks Inc. is buying a 49.9% stake in BBC America for $200 million, the companies announced on Thursday. he deal is structured as a longterm equity joint venture, with BBC Worldwide maintaining the majority 50.1% stake. That said, AMC will have operational control of BBC America, including affiliate and advertising sales.
AMC Networks is closing in on a deal to acquire a sizable stake in BBC America for about $200 million. The deal is expected to come together by the end of October. AMC Networks is believed to be grabbing just under 50% of the channel that is the Beeb’s namesake outpost in the U.S.
AMC Networks Inc., the cable programmer controlled by the Dolan family, is in talks to acquire almost 50% of BBC America, BBC Worldwide’s U.S. channel, people with knowledge of the matter say.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — BBC America is bringing the critically acclaimed dramas “Orphan Black” and “Broadchurch” back for new seasons in 2015. The cable channel said Wednesday that the third season of “Orphan Black” will include 10 episodes. In the eerie drama, Tatiana Maslany plays varied clones of her main character. Crime drama “Broadchurch” […]
The microblogging site has partnered with BBC America to offer what the network trumpets as the first “in-tweet branded video synced to entertainment TV series,” according to a tweet sent Thursday evening.