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Syfy UK acquires Disney trio

March 19, 2018

By Nik Roseveare

Syfy, NBCUniversal International Networks’ destination for fans of science fiction and fantasy genres – has acquired exclusive UK premiere rights to three new dramas from Disney UK & Ireland. Airing this spring, new programming includes Marvel’s Runaways (pictured), a TV series based on the celebrated Marvel comic, supernatural thriller Siren and sci-fi crime drama Stitchers.

“A team of science fiction fans ourselves, we are thrilled to be featuring three exciting UK premieres – Marvel’s Runaways, Siren and Stitchers on Syfy UK’s spring schedule,” commented Lee Raftery, MD UK & Emerging Markets and Chief Marketing & Content Officer NBCUniversal International. “As the destination brand for science fiction and fantasy genres, these new shows deliver on our brand promise, engaging our fans with new superhero action from the Marvel Universe to a unique twist on the legend of mermaids, along with mind-bending mysteries.”

Marvel’s Runaways will premiere in the UK on Syfy on April 18th, with Siren following in May and Stitchers later this year.

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