MipTV: A+E Draws Buyers to ‘Project Blue Book,’ Season 2 of ‘Knightfall’

Variety | 4/2/2019 | Leo Barraclough
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Ahead of the launch of the MipTV content market in Cannes, A+E Networks has inked a raft of fresh deals for its scripted UFO show “Project Blue Book” and season 2 of Knights Templar drama series “Knightfall.”

Broadcasters on board for the 10-episode second season of “Project Blue Book” include Sci Fi Channel Europe (U.K.), Corus (Canada), SBS (Australia), TVNZ (New Zealand), U-Next (Japan), History (Korea, Latin America, Japan and Southeast Asia), History TV18 (India), OTE (Greece), Manoto (Farsi-speaking diaspora), Mesimvria (Cyprus) and Showmax (Africa).

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The series, inspired by the investigations into UFOs and related phenomena conducted by the U.S. Air Force in the 1950s and 60s, stars Aidan Gillen (“Game of Thrones”) and Michael Malarkey (“The Vampire Diaries”). It is executive produced by Robert Zemeckis.

In the U.S., the show is the best performing new series on cable among all viewers this season, averaging 3 million viewers in Live+3 ratings. Since the show debuted, History is the number one entertainment network in cable on...
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