By Patrick Munn | September 10, 2017 - 5:30 pm | No Comments
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.
By Patrick Munn | August 24, 2017 - 12:19 pm | No Comments
Alan Partridge is returning to the BBC! The Beeb is set to bring back the iconic character played by Steve Coogan for a special on BBC Two commemorating the 25th anniversary of Partidge's first appearance on BBC Radio in 1992, and a new series on BBC One.
By Patrick Munn | August 23, 2017 - 11:49 am | 2 Comments
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.
By Patrick Munn | August 18, 2017 - 12:01 am | No Comments
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.