UKTV, Five and IWC Media are partnering on a landmark tripartite content deal for the 6-part one-hour factual entertainment series Rory and Paddy’s Even Greater British Adventure. UKTV’s Blighty will part-finance a new second series while also acquiring the first series, which star British comedians Rory McGrath and Paddy McGuinness and are produced by IWC Media, part of the RDF Media Group.
The series will premiere on Five and receive its pay TV premiere on Blighty shortly afterwards. UKTV has the exclusive multichannel broadcast rights for the new series, and the same rights for the first series, Rory and Paddy’s Great British Adventure, will be shared with Fiver. UKTV will also share the non-linear broadcast rights for both series with Five and Fiver respectively. See the press release for details.
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