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ITV Studios’ Fernando De Jesus Joins Indie Thinking Violets

Fernando De JesusRemy Blumenfeld's independent production company Thinking Violets has poached ITV Studios' Fernando De Jesus as Creative Director, TVWise has learned. In the new role, he will be responsible for developing engaging shows for the indie, which could play across multiple platforms.

Fox International Channels Promotes Jeff Ford To SVP, Content Development For Europe & Africa

Jeff FordFox International Channels is handing Jeff Ford and expanded role. The former TV3 and Channel 5 executive, who has been serving as Managing Director of Fox International Channels UK for the better part of six months, has been promoted to the position of Senior Vice-President of Content Development for Europe & Africa, TVWise has learned.

BBC Three Orders ‘Doctor Who’ Spin-Off ‘Class’ Set At Coal Hill School

Coal High School - ClassDoctor Who is getting yet another spin-off. BBC Three has given the green-light to Class, an eight episode Doctor Who spin-off which is being described as a YA series with "all the action, heart and adrenalin" of Buffy The Vampire Slayer and The Hunger Games, TVWise has learned.

USA Network’s ‘Graceland’ Cancelled After Three Seasons

GracelandUSA Network has cancelled Jeff Eastin's gritty cop drama Graceland after three seasons, TVWise has confirmed. Word of the cancellation first slipped on Twitter, when series creator Jeff Easting tweeted: "Just got the word, there will be no more #GracelandTV. Thank you to the best cast, crew and fans in television".

David Schwimmer Joins Julia Davis’ Channel 4 Comedy ‘Morning Has Broken’

David Schwimmer - Web TherapyFriends star David Schwimmer has signed on for a starring role in Morning Has Broken, Channel 4's new six episode comedy series from Hunderby creator Julia Davis and Drifters star Nick Mohammed. Schwimmer will play an American producer brought in to try and save the floundering morning show presented by Gail Sinclair (Davis).
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TV Trailer: BBC Two’s ‘The Last Kingdom’

BBC Two has dropped a new teaser trailer for their upcoming eight episode period-drama The Last Kingdom, which is being haled as the BBC's own Game Of Thrones.