BBC Three’s factual series Hotel of Mum and Dad is to return for a second season, TVWise has learned.
The Mentorn Media produced series explored the rising trend of young couples moving back in with their parents before seeing the young couples test drive a place of their own that fits their budget. BBC Three has ordered six episode for the show’s second season, which will present a greater look at the dynamics of the households before the young couples move out.
In addition to picking up a second season of Hotel of Mum and Dad, BBC Three has ordered a pair of new entertainment series; one about the street performers of South London, while the other is a magic series – a genre which has been rising in popularity in recent years with the successes of such series as Dyanmo: Magician Impossible and The Happenings.
“Entertainment on BBC Three is all about the new stars of tomorrow and bringing our audience closer to themselves in extraordinary worlds and circumstances”, said BBC Three Controller Zai Bennett. “I’m delighted these three shows will be doing just that on the channel this year.”
South Side Story is a six episode series which documents the performances and personal lives of a group of street performers from South London. The series follows the friends and associates who work hard as aspiring musicians, artists, DJs and more, while going about their business in a vibrant, urban South London. South Side Story is a Knickerbockerglory production.
Killer Magic follows a group of magicians who compete against each other in the hopes of a voiding a “killer trick”, a notorious trick which has threatened the life of whatever magician has performed it throughout history. The is being produced by Objective Scotland with Andrew Newman and Anthony Owen serving as executive producers.