By Patrick Munn | August 26, 2016 - 11:00 am | No Comments
ITV has handed out a second season renewal to their Anna Friel fronted drama series Marcella, which hails from The Bridge creator Hans Rosenfeldt and Buccaneer Media. Eight episodes have been ordered for season two, which will air in 2017.
By Patrick Munn | August 26, 2016 - 12:01 am | No Comments
Eleanor Catton has signed on to adapt her Man Booker Prize winning novel The Luminaries as a television series for BBC Two, who have picked up the project with a six episode straight-to-series order, TVWise has learned. The drama series is set to be officially announced by BBC Two Channel Editor Patrick Holland during his Meet The Controller session at the Edinburgh International Television Festival on Friday.
By Patrick Munn | August 25, 2016 - 7:51 pm | 2 Comments
The U.S. adaptation of Channel 4 comedy series Raised By Wolves, which is set up Arrowverse super-producer Greg Berlanti's production company, has landed at ABC with a script commitment and hefty penalty, TVWise has confirmed.
By Patrick Munn | August 25, 2016 - 6:13 pm | No Comments
UnREAL star Monica Barbaro has been tapped for a series regular role on NBC's newest Chicago series Chicago Justice, TVWise has confirmed. She will play a well-educated, whip-smart, quick-tongued and sharp-witted Assistant State’s Attorney. She can drink beers with the boys or take a night out at the opera.
By Patrick Munn | August 25, 2016 - 5:55 pm | No Comments
Harry Hill is returning to ITV. The commercial broadcaster has handed out a series order to Alien Fun Capsule, a new panel show fronted by Hill, it was announced today by ITV's Director of Television Kevin Lygo at the Edinburgh International TV Festival.
By Patrick Munn | August 25, 2016 - 1:18 pm | No Comments
In a wide ranging deal with CPL Productions, Sky1 has renewed A League Of Their Own for three more seasons, through to season fourteen; and picked up companion series A League Of Their Own: US Road Trip for a second season.
By Patrick Munn | August 25, 2016 - 10:21 am | No Comments
Nigel Farage Gets His Life Back, a half-hour scripted comedy about the outgoing UKIP leader from Endemol Shine's Zeppotron, has landed at BBC Two, TVWise has learned. The one-off will star Kevin Bishop (Porridge, We’re Doomed! The Dad’s Army Story) as Farage.