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Amazon prepares Fall season in the UK

The-Fall-(a)Amazon has acquired UK SVOD rights to serial killer drama series The Fall.

The show went out on BBC Two in the UK and was written by Allan Cubitt and produced by Fables Production and Gub Neal’s Artists Studios, which was acquired by Endemol last year.

Endemol Shine Group sells The Fall and struck the UK streaming deal. Amazon has launched the six-episode first season of the scripted series on its Prime Instant video service today.

The was deal negotiated by ESG UK sales director Gisela Asimus-Minnbergh and Amazon Prime Instant Video’s content acquisition manager Amy Jones.

In the US, Netflix recently acquired streaming rights to the show, which was a ratings hit for BBC Two.

Endemol Worldwide Distribution and Shine International now operate one distribution business under the Endemol Shine Group brand.