LONDON — Turner Classic Movies has nabbed U.K. TV rights to Endemol USA oater “Hell on Wheels.”
The show, set in post-Civil War America, was made in collaboration with eOne and Nomadic Pictures for AMC, where it will bow Sunday.
Story revolves around a Confederate soldier bent on revenge after his wife is killed by Union troops.
“Hell on Wheels” has also been acquired by the Sundance Channel for Portugal, Spain and Eastern and Central Europe. It was picked up by AB Droits in France, Antena 3 in Spain, TV Norge in Norway and CNBC-e in Turkey.
Endemol has European TV rights while eOne has TV rights for the rest of the world and owns all home entertainment and digital rights.