Today marked the debut of Sky One’s ‘ A Discovery of Witches’ at San Diego Comic Con. Their first panel included author Deborah Harkness, producer Lachlan MacKinnon, and cast Teresa Palmer, Valarie Pettiford, Alex Kingston, and Owen Teale and was moderated by Jim Halterman (TV Insider).
US fans have long awaited the announcement of an American distributor, and today they got their wish.
From a press release earlier today:
Sundance Now, AMC Networks’ direct-to-consumer SVOD service curated with high quality dramas, comedies and crime thrillers, and Shudder, the leading premium streaming service for thriller, suspense and horror, today announced at San Diego Comic Con the joint acquisition of the Sky original production, ‘A Discovery of Witches.’
The series will make its debut in the U.S. and Canada on a date to be confirmed, with all episodes available simultaneously on both Sundance Now and Shudder, marking the first partnership of this kind for the two SVOD services. SundanceTV has also acquired second window linear rights to the series.