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UKTV’s Watch becomes Almost Human

Almost Human1UKTV’s flagship pay channel Watch has acquired Fox sci-fi drama Almost Human.

The deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution hands Watch rights to the 13x60mins series, which counts the prolific J.J. Abrams as executive producer.

The deal came in the same week UK net Watch launched another WBITD-distributed Abrams show, Believe.

Almost Human is set 35 years in the future in a world where police officers work in pairs with synthetic robot partners.

The deal with WBITD for Almost Human was brokered by UKTV’S director of programme acquisitions Catherine Mackin.

Almost Human comes from J.H. Wyatt and is produced by Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Bad Robot Productions and Warner Bros. Television.