By Patrick Munn | July 22, 2016 - 8:28 pm | No Comments
Charlie DePew (The Amazing Spiderman) has joined the cast of Freeform's upcoming one-hour soap Famous In Love as a series regular, TVWise has learned.He will play Jake, a down-to-earth guy from the Midwest with an edge who aspires to be a screenwriter/indie filmmaker. Charlie DePew replaces Finding Carter star Jesse Henderson, who starred in the pilot episode, but has since departed the production after the role was re-envisioned.
By Patrick Munn | July 22, 2016 - 12:58 pm | No Comments
BBC Two has released the first teaser image from their upcoming three-part comedy series Decline And Fall. The image in question shows Jack Whitehall in costume as lead character Paul Pennyfeather. “I am extremely pleased to be a part of this amazing adaptation by James Wood”, Whitehall said in a statement. “I’ve been a fan of this book since I read it as a teenager and I just hope that I can do it justice.”
By Patrick Munn | July 22, 2016 - 12:42 pm | 2 Comments
Channel 5 is set to scrap their 24 hour time-shift service (Channel 5+24) and will launch My5, the brand of company's on-demand service, as a linear free-to-air channel in its place. As a free-to-air channel, My5 will serve as a supplement to Channel 5's on-demand service of the same name and will take content from the VOD portal, which houses content from Channel 5's portfolio of channels (Channel 5, 5Star, 5USA and Spike UK).
By Patrick Munn | July 22, 2016 - 11:05 am | No Comments
Some four months after the show's second season debuted, Netflix has officially pulled the trigger on a third season renewal for their first Marvel original series Daredevil. The streaming service has also released a teaser trailer for Marvel's Iron Fist, starring Finn Jones.
By Patrick Munn | July 22, 2016 - 9:24 am | 3 Comments
CBS is bringing back a former member of the Criminal Minds cast. Paget Brewster, who starred as FBI Supervisory Special Agent Emily Prentiss for five seasons between 2006 and 2011, will be reprising her role in the show's upcoming twelfth season, TVWise has learned. Additionally, after months of uncertainty it has also confirmed that Aisha Tyler (Friends) will also be returning next season.
By Patrick Munn | July 21, 2016 - 12:09 pm | No Comments
UKTV is sticking with Ericsson. The commercial broadcaster is extending their contract with the company in a new multi-year deal, encompassing playout, video-on-demand and access services, TVWise has learned.