BBC One’s ‘Our Girl’ Gets Bumper 12 Episode Order For Season Three

BBC One is rapidly expanding Our Girl. The PSB has revealed that the third season of the military drama, which they ordered last October, has received a bumper order of twelve episodes - one more than the number of episodes the show has produced up to this point (including the feature length pilot). Owing to the larger order, the new season will have a slightly different format and will now comprise of three separate missions. Read More

EXCLUSIVE: ‘The Portrait Of A Lady’ Adaptation Lands At BBC

EXCLUSIVE: The Portrait Of A Lady is inching closer to the small screen. I'm hearing that the TV adaptation of the Henry James novel, which Red Production Company and Number 9 Films announced they were developing close to a year ago, has now landed at the BBC. It's not immediately clear if it's eyed for a spot on BBC One or BBC Two. In addition to landing at the Beeb for further development, my sources tell me that Secret Diary Of A Call Girl scribe Rebecca Lenkiewicz has also come on-board to pen the script for this adaptation. Read More

Disney Channel UK’s Original Series ‘The Lodge’ Adds ‘Liv And Maddie’ Star Dove Cameron For Season Two

Here's a nice bit of cross-company casting. Dove Cameron, the star of Disney Channel's U.S. series Liv And Maddie and Descendants, has signed on for a recurring role on the upcoming second season of Disney Channel UK's original series The Lodge. She will play Jess, a sporty girl who lives locally to The Lodge who has been training for a big mountain biking championship. Read More

Channel 5 Acquires UK Rights To ‘The Kennedys’ Follow Up ‘After Camelot’

One of the hottest miniseries on the international market has secured a UK deal. The Kennedys sequel After Camelot, starring Matthew Perry (The Good Fight) and Katie Holmes (The Kennedys) has been snapped up on this side of the pond by Channel 5 after they agreed a deal with international distributor Muse Distribution International, TVWise has learned. Read More