CBS STUDIOS INTERNATIONAL LICENSES “EVIL” TO BRAZIL’S GLOBOPLAY IN LATEST DEAL FOR ACCLAIMED NEW CBS SERIES
LOS ANGELES and SÃO PAULO – Oct. 29, 2019 – CBS Studios International and Globoplay announced today an exclusive SVOD licensing deal for the first-run rights in Brazil of the critically acclaimed new CBS series EVIL. From Robert and Michelle King, creators of THE GOOD FIGHT and “The Good Wife,” EVIL is set to launch on Globoplay, the SVoD service from TV Globo, on Nov. 1.
EVIL is a psychological mystery that examines the origins of evil along the dividing line between science and religion. The series focuses on a skeptical female psychologist who joins a priest-in-training and a contractor as they investigate the Church’s backlog of unexplained mysteries, including supposed miracles, demonic possessions and hauntings.
The series stars Katja Herbers, Mike Colter, Aasif Mandvi, Michael Emerson, Christine Lahti, Kurt Fuller, Brooklyn Shuck, Skylar Gray, Maddy Crocco and Dalya Knapp. Liz Glotzer executive produces alongside Robert and Michelle King, and the series is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with King Size Productions.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Globoplay as the latest licensee of this sophisticated new drama series,” said Barry Chamberlain, President of Sales for CBS Studios International. “EVIL’s intriguing storylines coupled with its lineup of outstanding creative talent, both on- and off-screen, have created high demand around the world for this premium drama, and we’re excited to bring it to Brazilian audiences.”
About CBS Studios International:
CBS Studios International is the leading supplier of programming to the international television marketplace, licensing to more than 200 markets in more than 60 languages across multiple media platforms. The division distributes programming from CBS Television Studios created for the CBS Television Network, The CW, CBS All Access and other platforms, as well as content from CBS Television Distribution, Showtime Networks, CBS News, CBS Films and a library of more than 70,000 hours of programming. The Studio participates in a number of international channel ventures, including owning and operating Network 10 in Australia and also exports a diverse line-up of formats for local production. CBS Studios International has 13 offices around the world, including its base in Los Angeles and EMEA headquarters in Amsterdam. CBS Studios International is a division of CBS Corporation.
Globoplay is the biggest Brazilian streaming service with about 22 million daily users. The platform offers original content, films and international series, including exclusive productions, which will only be streamed online. Globoplay also features productions from Globosat channels and all Globo TV shows, allowing its subscribers to access anytime and anywhere what is airing, what has been aired and what will be aired.