‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Adds Charlotte Hawkins

The BBC is continuing to round out the line-up of contestants for Strictly Come Dancing. Good Morning Britain's Charlotte Hawkins has signed up to compete in the fifteenth season of the BBC Studios produced series, which is set to air on BBC One later this year. Read More

ITV Orders New Music Show ‘Your Song’ From Syco & Thames

ITV is re-teaming with Syco Entertainment and Thames for a new music show. The commercial broadcaster has given the green-light to Your Song, a one-off special that will feature some of music's biggest stars. Fronted by Emma Willis, the special will celebrate the lives of real people who have done something extraordinary – and see them being given the performance of a life-time from some of their favourite artists. It it set to air on ITV in a prime-time slot this autumn. Read More

TV Legend Sir Bruce Forsyth Passes Away At 89

Legendary TV entertainer and presenter Sir Bruce Forsyth has passed away aged 89 after a long period of illness. He is survived by Wilnelia and six children. In a statement released this afternoon, his long-time manager Ian Wilson said: "It is with great sadness that the Forsyth family announce that Sir Bruce passed away this afternoon, peacefully at his home surrounded by his wife Wilnelia and all his children". Read More

BBC One Orders Sarah Lotz Adaptation ‘The Three’ & Charles Sobhraj Drama Series ‘The Serpent’

BBC One is adding two big-budget dramas to their slate. The BBC's flagship channel has given the greenlight to The Three, an adaptation of the trilogy of novels by Sarah Lotz; and The Serpent, which tells the true story of the capture of Charles Sobhraj - one of the most elusive criminals of the 20th century. Both series have received 8 episode orders. Read More

BBC Two Acquires UK Rights To ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story’

After a couple of months of ambiguity, BBC Two has now closed a deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution to acquire the first window UK rights to The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story. BBC Two will air the second season of American Crime Story in 2018, shortly after it launches on FX in the United States. Read More