UKTV acquires new ‘Castle’, ‘Body of Proof’ for Alibi

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have acquired the exclusive pay TV rights to Studios’ and .

The deal – which was brokered by and Disney UK and Ireland - includes Seasons 5 and 6 of  and Seasons 3 and 4 of .

’s Head of Acquisitions and Co-Productions, Alexandra Finlay, said: “We’re delighted to be continuing our strong relationship with Disney.  and  have been huge successes both Stateside and in the UK and this deal ensures  remains a must-have channel for all fans of crime drama.”

’s General Manager, Steve Hornsey, added: “ originally brought  and  to the UK before other broadcasters and this deal means it will continue to do so.  Both series have attracted a huge following on  and this is not only reflected in ratings but in the high number of tweets and Facebook messages we receive daily.  It’s great to repay our viewers’ loyalty and passion with the promise of yet more exclusive premium content premiering on .”

 Season 5 (23 x 60′) will premiere next month (March), with  Season 3 (13 x 60′) premiering in July.

Watch a trailer for Season 3 below.

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