Netflix to air Rectify in Canada alongside US broadcast

RectifyNetflix will air the new drama series Recify in Canada at the same time as it airs on the Sundance Channel in the US.

The deal between Netflix and ITV Studios Global Entertainment means the series from Oscar winner Ray McKinnon will air weekly alongside the US broadcast.

The series features Aden Young (Killer Elite), Abigail Spencer (Cowboys and Aliens, Mad Men), Clayne Crawford (Justified), Adelaide Clemens (Lie to Me) and Hal Holbrook (Into the Wild).

ITV Studios Global Entertainment svp, global digital media and home entertainment, Dan Gopal said: “We are delighted that Netflix is premiering the series in Canada, and offering their viewers the opportunity to watch Rectify in the same week as the U.S. audience. This illustrates both the international demand for this incredible series, plus our commitment to enable global audiences to enjoy new content as close as possible to the premiere market.”

Netflix vp of content acquisition Sean Carey said: “We are pleased to be the home for Rectify in Canada and pleased to make such a quality series available at the same time it airs in the United States.”

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