UPtv Acquires Family Adventure Series
The Librarians To Debut This March With Special Extended Editions
The fan-favorite series stars Noah Wyle, Rebecca Romijn, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, John Harlan Kim and
ATLANTA –February 27, 2019– UPtv, the television home for uplifting family entertainment, has acquired the hit series The Librarians from Electric Entertainment. As a special treat to the highly-engaged fans and supporters of The Librarians, series co-star Christian Kane announced the acquisition in a video that was shared across social platforms and fansites. The series will launch on the network Wednesday, March 13 at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. ET. UPtv will debut the episodes as special extended editions never before seen on television that will also include extras such as bonus content and behind-the-scenes interviews with cast and crew. The Librarians joins the previously acquired The Librarian movie series as part of the network’s offering. UPtv premiered the three-part The Librarian movie franchise on New Year’s Day with the marathon reaching 2.2 Million viewers.*
Based on TNT’s hit movie franchise, The Librarians centers on an ancient organization dedicated to protecting an unknowing world from the secret, magical reality hidden all around. Rebecca Romijn, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth and John Harlan Kim star in the series as protectors of the world’s mystical treasures with Emmy® winner John Larroquette as their reluctant caretaker. The series features Noah Wyle as Flynn Carsen, the character made popular in the original TV movies. This group works together to solve impossible mysteries, fight supernatural threats and recover powerful artifacts from around the world. Dean Devlin, Marc Roskin and Wyle serve as executive producers.
“With its combination of drama, adventure, humor and a sense of wonder and awe, The Librariansis a rare gem of a series that everyone in the family will love and enjoy,” said Amy Winter, general manager and evp, UPtv. “We’re excited to offer this fun and cinematic series to our audience with these never-before-seen on television extended editions.”
The Librarians creator and executive producer Dean Devlin added, “We’ve had such incredible support from fans of all ages for this series. I am so proud of The Librarians and am thrilled to be working with UPtv to introduce it to a new audience and provide something special for our loyal fans who can’t get enough of it.”
Head of Domestic Sales Steve Saltman negotiated the deal on behalf of Electric Entertainment.
*Nielsen- LSD, P2554 Cov AA%; L3, P2+, 1 min qual.