The Alienist is heading to France after Canal+ acquired the drama from Paramount Worldwide Television Licensing & Distribution. The pay-TV broadcaster will air the TNT period drama on its crime channel Polar+ in April.
This is the latest high-profile international deal for the drama, which launched at the end of January in the U.S., following a deal by SVOD service Netflix for rights in the UK. All ten episodes will air on the digital service from April 19.
Source and more: Deadline
Already bolstered by a rich Netflix deal, the Canal+ deal is another boost for The Alienist, with TNT said to be high on a Season 2 renewal. Stay tuned…