CBS STUDIOS INTERNATIONAL AND NBCUNIVERSAL INTERNATIONAL NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA ANNOUNCE LICENSING AGREEMENT FOR “EVIL”
CANNES, LOS ANGELES and LATIN AMERICA – Oct. 16, 2019 – CBS Studios International and Latin American broadcaster NBCUniversal International Networks today announced an exclusive licensing agreement for the new television series EVIL.
EVIL will premiere in Latin America on Universal TV on Oct. 31. NBCUniversal International Networks already licenses FBI from Emmy Award winner Dick Wolf and the team behind the “Law & Order” franchise, which will return for season two on Oct. 29. FBI is produced by Universal Television in association with CBS Television Studios and Wolf Entertainment.
“We’re excited to expand our NBCUniversal International Networks partnership with the launch of EVIL in Latin America,” said Barry Chamberlain, President of Sales for CBS Studios International. “This is a smart, sophisticated drama from acclaimed producers Robert and Michelle King, and continues the long line of high-quality, compelling dramas we distribute around the world.”
From executive producers Robert and Michelle King of THE GOOD FIGHT and “The Good Wife,” EVIL is a psychological mystery that examines the origins of evil along the dividing line between science and religion. The series focuses on a skeptical female psychologist who joins a priest-in-training and a contractor as they investigate the Church’s backlog of unexplained mysteries, including supposed miracles, demonic possessions and hauntings.
EVIL stars Katja Herbers (“Westworld”), Mike Colter (“Luke Cage”), Aasif Mandvi (“The Daily Show”), Michael Emerson (“Person of Interest”), Christine Lahti (“Chicago Hope”), Kurt Fuller (“Psych”), Brooklyn Shuck (“Rise”), Skylar Gray (“Me, Myself & I”), Maddy Crocco (“The Sound of Music” on stage) and Dalya Knapp (“Les Misérables” Broadway tour). Liz Glotzer executive produces alongside Robert and Michelle King, and the series is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with King Size Productions.
About CBS Studios International
CBS Studios International is the leading supplier of programming to the international television marketplace, licensing to more than 200 markets in more than 60 languages across multiple media platforms. The division distributes programming from CBS Television Studios created for the CBS Television Network, The CW, CBS All Access and other platforms, as well as content from CBS Television Distribution, Showtime Networks, CBS News, CBS Films and a library of more than 70,000 hours of programming. The Studio participates in a number of international channel ventures, including owning and operating Network 10 in Australia and also exports a diverse line-up of formats for local production. CBS Studios International has 13 offices around the world, including its base in Los Angeles and EMEA headquarters in Amsterdam. CBS Studios International is a division of CBS Corporation.
About NBCUniversal International Networks
NBCUniversal International Networks is one of the world’s premier entertainment portfolios, delivering quality content and compelling brands to over 160 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia Pacific. The channel brands in the portfolio include UNIVERSAL TV, SYFY, E! Entertainment Television, 13TH STREET, DIVA, Studio Universal, Telemundo, Bravo, DreamWorks and Golf Channel. These unique brands deliver a full range of entertainment experiences to local audiences across the globe; the portfolio also includes Movies 24 in the UK and The Style Network in Australia. Further, NBCUniversal News Group, one of the most influential and respected portfolios of on-air and digital news properties in the world, operates CNBC and NBC News internationally.
NBCUniversal International Networks is a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
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