MEDIA RELEASE: Cineflix Rights closes multiple deals for Coroner and acquires Season 4 for worldwide distribution

June 21, 2021

Cineflix Rights has closed further deals for Seasons 1-3 of its global hit crime drama Coroner with Nine Network (Australia), Sky (UK), Paramount+ (Nordics), SBS (Belgium), Sky Italia, and Stöð 2 (Iceland). The distributor has also acquired the global rights to Season 4 of the CBC original series which was recently greenlit.   

Inspired by the best-selling series of books by M.R. Hall, Coroner (Seasons 1-3, 26X60’, Muse Entertainment, Back Alley Films, and Cineflix Studios for CBC, Canada) is a character-driven, procedural series about Dr. Jenny Cooper (Serinda Swan), a recently widowed, newly appointed coroner who investigates suspicious, unnatural, and sudden deaths in Toronto. The show is a huge international success, already airing in more than 150 territories on networks and platforms including The CW Network (US), Sky Witness (UK), Globo (Brazil) and NBCUniversal International Networks.

James Durie, Head of Scripted, Cineflix Rights said: “With these latest international sales, Coroner continues to demonstrate its enduring global appeal. We are thrilled to add Season 4 to our growing scripted slate, especially since we already have a lot of interest from buyers whose viewers are keen to continue following the stories of such well-written characters.”

The deals with Sky, Paramount+ and Stöð 2 were brokered by Sandra Piha, SVP, Sales, Pan-Regional, UK, Eire, and Scandinavia, Cineflix Rights. Chris Bluett, SVP, Sales, Asia Pacific, and Benelux closed the deals with Nine Network and SBS, and the deal with Sky Italia was closed by Charo Penedo, Sales Consultant France, Italy, and Iberia.


Media contact: Mark Ogle at OH Communications (for Cineflix Rights): / +44 (0) 7789 981561

About Cineflix Rights
Cineflix Rights is the UK’s largest independent TV content distributor, providing premium factual and scripted programming from some of the world’s most creative producers to more than 500 broadcasters and platforms.

Our growing scripted slate includes the riveting espionage Apple TV+ series Tehran; cozy crime procedural Whitstable Pearl; the award-winning Israeli police corruption drama Manayek; supernatural cult sensation Wynonna Earp; multi-award-winning, Berlinale Series 2020 official selection Happily Married; and Icelandic political drama The Minister. These sit alongside multiple seasons of the highly rated hit Coroner, International Emmy®-winning Marcella that has been adapted for TF1 France as Rebecca, and the Séries Mania-winning An Ordinary Woman. Established in 2002, Cineflix Rights is based in London, and is part of the Cineflix Media group of companies.