Fox signs exclusive 11.22.63 deal
January 25, 2016
By Nik Roseveare
11.22.63, the highly-anticipated TV series from executive producers J.J. Abrams, Stephen King and Bridget Carpenter will premiere in select European territories this spring exclusively on Fox.
A deal with Warner Bros International Television Distribution secures exclusive first-run linear and non-linear rights in 18 European markets, including the UK, Bulgaria, Flemish-speaking Belgium, Croatia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.
Based on King’s best-selling 2011 novel, the nine-hour event series 11.22.63 combines the talents of J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Lost), acclaimed best-selling author Stephen King (The Shining, Misery, Stand By Me) with executive producer/writer Bridget Carpenter (The Red Road, Friday Night Lights) and Warner Bros Television.
Fox EVP for Distribution, Caleb Weinstein, said: “The golden age of television is being driven by serialised drama. And in 2016 Fox channels across Europe are at the forefront: delivering on-demand access to the best content in the world, whenever and wherever our pay-TV subscribers want to watch.”