By Patrick Munn | August 15, 2017 - 7:43 pm | No Comments
The Night Shift is returning to its long-time UK home. Sony Channel has secured the linear broadcast rights to the fourth season of the NBC medical drama after striking a deal with international distributor Sony Pictures Television.
By Patrick Munn | August 15, 2017 - 7:35 pm | No Comments
Michael Sheen (Masters Of Sex) and David Tennant (Marvel's Jessica Jones) have been set as the leads in Good Omens, Amazon's six episode comedy horror series which is being produced in association with the BBC.
By Patrick Munn | August 15, 2017 - 5:53 pm | No Comments
Susan Calman is heading for the dance floor. The Scottish comedian has signed up for the fifteenth season of BBC One's Strictly Come Dancing. The news was announced earlier today on Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine show.
By Patrick Munn | August 15, 2017 - 5:40 pm | No Comments
ITV's Cold Feet is adding to its cast. Siobhan Finneran (Happy Valley, Downton Abbey) has boarded the seventh season of the series, which is set to premiere next month. She will play Nikki Kirkbright, a Cheshire housewife that seems to have it all - money, big house and big hair. But something isn't quite right. David meets Nikki through his career in personal finance and the two soon develop a close bond.
By Patrick Munn | August 15, 2017 - 3:30 pm | No Comments
BBC Three is setting their sights on the Love Island audience with similarly themed series Croatia 2017: The Brits Are Coming. Croatia 2017 follows young Brits as they embark on the holiday of a lifetime in the increasingly popular party destination. The series promises "British banter", unexpected holiday drama and maybe even some summer romances.
By Patrick Munn | August 15, 2017 - 3:05 pm | No Comments
The BBC is bringing some more critically acclaimed theatre to the small screen. BBC Two has announced plans to broadcast the West End production of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, directed by Robert Icke and starring Andrew Scott (Sherlock), which recently transferred to the Harold Pinter Theatre for a limited season following a sell-out run at the Almeida this year.
By Patrick Munn | August 15, 2017 - 2:16 pm | No Comments
BBC Two has handed out a bumper second season renewal to factual series Back To The Land With Kate Humble. The Beeb has ordered twelve episodes for season two, up considerably from the three episodes that comprised season one.