FilmRise Re-Ups License for Forensic Files


FilmRise has renewed its license for Forensic Files to remain the exclusive North American digital distributor of the iconic true-crime series into the late 2020s.

Forensic Files delves into the world of forensic science by profiling intriguing crimes, accidents and outbreaks of disease from around the world. The series, narrated by the late Peter Thomas, features more than 400 original episodes. Created by Paul Dowling and produced by Medstar Television, Forensic Files is currently available on Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Hulu, The Roku Channel, PlutoTV, Tubi-TV and other digital platforms.

The recently announced sequel series Forensic Files II will air on HLN in 2020.

FilmRise CEO Danny Fisher said: “Our pact with Medstar Television for Forensic Files has been a key partnership for FilmRise since our early days as a company. We are thrilled to continue to distribute such a landmark show into the evolving streaming space.”

Dowling, president and CEO of Medstar Television, added: “FilmRise has done an amazing job bringing Forensic Files into the digital era, growing the audience and demand for the show over time. We couldn’t be happier to continue this cherished working relationship.”