Think "The Walking Dead," which Fox Intl Channels smartly parlayed around the world on Halloween, and "Haven," which NBC Uni beamed out on Syfy outlets around the world
simultaneously. NBC Uni channels abroad also pooled financial resources to help fund (and to jointly air) several other shows, such as "Rookie Blue" and "Fairly Legal," in just the last two
"We're now, with 70-odd channels around the world, of the size and scale that we can invest ourselves in original content. And this is happening at the same time U.S. producers are stretched financially in what they can afford to make," said NBC Uni's London-based channels head Roma Khanna.