All posts tagged 'BBC Two'

BBC Two Orders Harry Potter Documentary ‘A History Of Magic’

After working with author J.K.Rowling on adaptations of both The Casual Vacancy and her Strike novels (written under the pseudonym Robert Gailbraith), the BBC is returning to her seminal work: Harry Potter. BBC Two has given the green-light to a one-off documentary to mark the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone, which will explore the British Library's exhibition Harry Potter: A History Of Magic.

BBC Two Acquires FX’s Cocaine Drama ‘Snowfall’, Orders ‘League Of Gentleman’ Specials & More

At his Meet The Controller session at the Edinburgh International TV Festival, BBC Two Controller Patrick Holland unveiled a raft of new programming for the channel. BBC Two has acquired FX's LA set cocaine drama Snowfall from Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution and ordered a trio of specials of their cult comedy series The League Of Gentleman. In addition, the channel has commissioned a number of factual titles including Inside The Foreign Office and Army: Behind The New Frontlines.

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.