Sky One has seen off ITV and Channel 4 and secured the rights to the third
Sky One has seen off ITV and Channel 4 and secured the rights to the third series of US thriller 24, after the BBC's exclusive negotiations broke down earlier this month. The channel, which is rumoured to have paid as much as£10m for the 24-part series, is likely to air it in the spring. It may sell on the terrestrial rights to the show.