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Faithfully adapted from a so-so British series, "Mistresses" seems to have landed on U.S. shores in the right place, at the right time.
British channel group UKTV has signed a content deal for scripted drama with NBCUniversal Intl. Television Distribution.
CANNES -- U.K. web Channel 4 has acquired exclusive local rights to "Nashville" from Lionsgate Television.
LONDON -- Miramax has inked a pic licensing agreement with Blighty's multichannel broadcaster UKTV for its basic pay and DTT channels.
Ever since U.S.-based Scripps Networks became the co-owner of British channel provider UKTV the company's fortunes have risen.
UKTV, a growing force in the U.K. acquisitions market, has nabbed exclusive British TV rights to J.J. Abrams' thriller "Alcatraz."
CANNES -- Shows such as "Downton Abbey," "Strictly Come Dancing" (known as "Dancing With the Stars" in the U.S.) and "Sherlock" are helping to drive a boom in U.K. TV exports.