OSN will exclusively launch a slate of new premium series from Sky Studios and Peacock Originals produced by Universal Studio Group.
OSN has expanded its slate of NBCUniversal titles and will exclusively premiere premium NBCU TV series and films in 2022.
The Peacock Original comedy starring Will Forte, MacGruber, already launched on OSN in December. OSN subscribers will have first access in the region to additional Peacock Originals, including Bel-Air, which is set to premiere on OSN on February 14.
Other Peacock titles produced by Universal Studio Group that will be available on OSN in 2022 include comedy series We Are Lady Parts, Angelyne, as well as JOE vs CAROLE, a limited drama series based on the Wondery podcast Joe Exotic: Tiger King.
Universal Studio Group is comprised of NBCUniversal’s four television studios: Universal Television, UCP, Universal International Studios and Universal Television Alternative Studio.
Sky Studios titles that OSN subscribers will have access to include I Hate Suzie, sci-fi adventure series Intergalactic, and Robert Harris’Fear Index starring Josh Hartnett. 2022 will also see the launch of the second season of the crime drama series Gangs of London.
Upcoming NBC titles include The Thing About Pam, which is based on the 2011 murder of Betsy Faria that resulted in her husband Russ’ conviction, although he insisted he didn’t kill her and Dick Wolf’s Law & Order. Both series will be available on the same day as their launch in the US.
The movies coming in 2022 through the Pay 1 output deal with NBCU include F9, Sing 2, The Boss Baby: Family Business and action-thriller Nobody, in addition to critically acclaimed films such as Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast and Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho.
Commenting on the deal, Nick Forward, Managing Director Streaming & Chief Content Officer at OSN: “We are absolutely thrilled to build on our longstanding relationship with NBCUniversal, resulting in some of the year’s most anticipated films and series being added to OSN’s already jam-packed 2022 line-up. This collaboration strengthens OSN’s premium content portfolio as we deliver to our promise to bring the most sought-after content first, and at the same time as their world premiere to our viewers.”
Don McGregor, Executive Vice President Head of Worldwide Distribution, NBCUniversal, added: “The calibre and breadth of content we have to offer clients around the world is something that we’re extremely proud of. OSN has been a great partner to us throughout the years and we are delighted that their subscribers will soon be able to enjoy NBCUniversal’s exciting, new series and films.”