Japan's NHK Buys Remake Rights to BBC Drama 'Mistresses'

A local version of the show is set to air beginning in April in the public broadcaster's prime drama slot. Japan's public broadcaster NHK has bought the remake rights to Mistresses from its British counterpart the BBC. It is the first acquisition of a British scripted format by NHK and the first sale of any format by BBC Studios to the Japanese broadcaster. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/japans-nhk-buys-remake-rights-bbc-drama-mistresses-1187555