As Announced, Viacom International Media Networks secures multi-territory deal
Wynonna Earp, from IDW Entertainment, a subsidiary of IDW Media Holdings (IDWM), and SEVEN24 Films, has been renewed for a second season by Syfy in the US and continues to grow internationally. Per C21 Media, the series has now been picked up by the Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) to air on Spike in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Belgium, the Middle East, and Africa.
Developed by Showrunner and Executive Producer Emily Andras, the series stars Melanie Scrofano, Shamier Anderson, Tim Rozon, Dominique Provost-Chalkley. The plot is based on the IDW Publishing graphic novel from Beau Smith and follows Wyatt Earp’s descendent as she battles demons called revenants who Wyatt put down and are back to curse the Earp family.
The series is produced by SEVEN24 Films, with IDW Entertainment controlling the worldwide rights. Wynonna Earp is distributed internationally by Dynamic Television, which sealed the deal with VIMN. SEVEN24’s Jordy Randall and Tom Cox, IDW’s Ted Adams and David Ozer, Banditos Yanquis’ Todd Berger, and Circle of Confusion’s Rick Jacobs serve as Executive Producers.
Season two is set to air on Syfy in 2017.
IDW Media Holdings, Inc. (OTC PINK: IDWM) is a fully integrated media company, which includes publishing, games, entertainment, and the San Diego Comic Art Gallery.
IDW Publishing’s comic book and graphic novel catalog includes some of the world’s most popular entertainment brands, including Transformers, My Little Pony, Star Trek, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Ghostbusters, and Disney’s classic characters. At IDW’s core is its commitment to creator-owned comics including 30 Days of Night, Locke & Key, Wormwood, Ragnarök, V-Wars, and Archangel by bestselling sci-fi author William Gibson.
IDW Publishing is also home to the acclaimed and award-winning imprints; Top Shelf, The Library of American Comics, Yoe! Books, and Artist Editions, showcasing the greatest original art ever published in American comic books.
IDW Games’ diverse line-up includes the international phenomenon Machi Koro, as well as hit licensed games such as X-Files, Back to the Future, The Godfather, and TMNT.
IDW Entertainment currently serves as the worldwide distributor of Wynonna Earp airing on the Syfy Channel in the U.S. and is producing BBC America’s Dirk Gently, based the best seller by Douglas Adams starring Elijah Wood and Sam Barnett, and Brooklyn Animal Control for USA Network.