Netflix to take Derek global

Netflix is set to premier Ricky Gervais comedy Derek later this in each of the markets the VOD service is live, apart from the UK.

The British comedy series (7×30’), which aired on Channel 4 in the UK earlier this year following a pilot episode in 2012, is set to go live on Netflix on September 12.

It will debut on the online service in the US, Canada, Ireland, Latin America, Brazil and the Nordics. In the UK, Channel 4, which already offers the series on its catch-service 4oD, recently renewed the show for a second season.