ITV Studios has sold the US cable remake of The Prisoner to over 100 territories. Buyers include Australian public broadcaster ABC and Chinese broadcaster CCTV.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment, the international distribution arm of the British commercial broadcaster, produced the drama with US cable network AMC, which airs series including Mad Men and Breaking Bad.
The 6x1hour show has been sold to channels including Germany’s ZDF, HBO Poland, South Africa’s M-Net, AXN Mystery in Japan, TVNZ, Cyprus’ CYBC, Belgium’s VRT and Greece’s Universal.
The Prisoner, which stars Ian McKellen and Jim Caviezel, aired on AMC last year and will run on ITV later this spring. It has also already aired on French pay broadcaster Canal+.