U.K.’s Channel 4 Acquires CBC Drama ‘Coroner’ From Cineflix Rights – Variety


The U.K.’s Channel 4 has acquired rights to season one and two of Canadian public broadcaster CBC’s authentic drama “Coroner” from distributor Cineflix Rights.

Channel 4 will make the sequence accessible to U.Ok. viewers on its Extra 4 channel.

The deal follows The CW Community’s acquisition of “Coroner” for the U.S. market earlier this month, and comes as CBC proclaims the greenlight of season three of the drama, which is at the moment in pre-production.

Produced by Muse Leisure, Again Alley Movies and Cineflix Studios, “Coroner” (16 x 60′) follows a not too long ago widowed, newly appointed coroner who investigates suspicious, unnatural or sudden deaths in Toronto.

The take care of Channel 4 was brokered by Sandra Piha, senior VP for gross sales and pan-regional for U.Ok., Ireland, and Scandinavia at Cineflix Rights.

NBCUniversal Worldwide Networks has pay-TV rights to all three seasons of the sequence throughout a number of markets.

“Coroner” is impressed by the sequence of books by M.R. Corridor and produced with the monetary participation of the Canada Media Fund, the Bell Fund, and the IPF’s Cogeco Tv Manufacturing Fund.

It’s government produced by Morwyn Brebner, Adrienne Mitchell, Jonas Prupas, Brett Burlock and Peter Emerson. For CBC, Sally Catto is normal supervisor, leisure, factual & sports activities; Trish Williams is government director, scripted content material; Helen Asimakis is senior director, scripted content material; and Sarah Adams is government answerable for manufacturing.

Peter Emerson, president of Cineflix Media, mentioned: “These offers, along with the official CBC greenlight for season three, are a testomony to how the incredible inventive staff and solid have delivered a permanent hit sequence for Canadian and international viewers.”


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