PBS Distribution


PBS America makes first third-party programme acquisitions

The international PBS channel has acquired a raft of documentaries from distributor Off the Fence, marking its first major deal for programming from outside the core PBS catalogue. The shows will go out on PBS America, the UK version of the US not-for-profit channel, which is run as a joint venture between David Lyons and […]

Amazon nets online rights to Downton Abbey

Amazon has inked a deal that gives it exclusive streaming rights to period drama Downton Abbey. The first two series of the drama, which is made by NBC Universal’s Carnival Films, are the most-watched TV shows on Amazon’s Prime Instant Video service. It has now inked a deal with PBS Distribution and taken exclusive US […]