Sony Pictures Television has secured deals for spy drama “Counterpart” in more than 40 international territories including China, Japan, Korea, France, Spain, Russia and Canada. The series, created by Justin Marks, stars Oscar-winner J.K. Simmons in dual roles. It premiered in the U.S. on Starz in December and ranks at the premium cable network’s top show so far in 2018.
In Europe, HBO has taken the series in Spain and across Central Europe. OCS has picked up “Counterpart” for broadcast in France, while Telenet will handle it in Belgium for Flemish-speaking audiences. ViaSat World has rights in Russia and MTG in the Nordic markets. The show will play across the Middle East through beIN; while Turkey will be handled by D-Smart.
Source and more: Variety
The oversees deals keep Counterpart even further from the reaper’s reach, having already been renewed for Season 2.
Counterpart Season 3 renewal coming soon on Starz? Stay tuned…