Rogue Heroes Sells into China, the Middle East


Banijay Rights has shored up further sales for Rogue Heroes, which has now been renewed for a second season by the BBC.

The first season of Rogue Heroes has been picked up by Wing Sight Culture & Media for streaming in China and StarzPlay in the Middle East.

TVNZ in New Zealand, Paramount+ in Germany and DIRECTV in Latin America have also acquired the series.

Previous deals include EPIX (soon to be known as MGM+) for the U.S., HBO Max in Europe, Prime Video in Canada, SBS in Australia and Canal+ in France.

Cathy Payne, CEO of Banijay Rights, said: “These latest global deals cap off an exceptional couple of months for Rogue Heroes, with a recent BBC renewal a fantastic way to end the year. We’re excited to extend the reach of Steven Knight’s and Kudos’ epic drama to several new territories, including China and the Middle East for the very first time.”

Martin Haines, joint managing director of Kudos, said: “The series has been a huge global hit, with audiences captivated by the incredible world that Steven Knight has brought to life for our Rogue Heroes. We’re thrilled that even more people will now get the chance to watch.”