When Netflix took U.K. rights to Black Mirror, British network Channel 4 said they had nurtured the show from the start and it had simply gone for the big money. Has the recent situation involving Bake Off [Channel 4 took the rights after the BBC failed to renew] muted that argument?
Charlie Brooker: They needed the money for that tent they’ve just bought! Almost certainly… I don’t know. It wasn’t quite like that — we didn’t run to someone waving a check, put it that way. I would say my view of how that panned out is slightly different from theirs.
Source and more: THR
Black Mirror is already renewed for Season 4 at Netflix, paving the way to a potential fifth season.
Stay tuned as we continue to monitor the survival status of Black Mirror…