BBC Studios Hires Sky’s Josh Cole As Head Of Comedy

BBC Studios has found their new Head of Comedy. They have hired former Sky Commissioning Editor Josh Coles to lead their comedy team. He replaces Chris Sussman who announced his exit earlier this year. As Head of Comedy, Coles will oversee BBC Studios current slate of comedy series across TV, radio and online. He will also have responsibility for the development of new, returnable comedy series. Read More

Comedy Central UK Acquires TV Land’s ‘Younger’

Younger is returning to the UK. Comedy Central UK has acquired all six seasons of TV Land's Sutton Foster fronted comedy series. Comedy Central UK parent Viacom brokered the deal with international distributor Endemol Shine International. The first two seasons of Younger previously aired in the UK on Sony Entertainment Television (later known as Sony Channel), before they moved away from first run acquisitions when they rebranded as Sony Crime Channel. Younger will premiere on Comedy Central UK later this year. Read More

Amazon Prime Video UK Releases Trailer For ‘Star Trek: Picard’; Jeri Ryan, Brent Spiner & More To Guest Star

Amazon Prime Video UK has released the trailer for Star Trek: Picard, which is set to premiere in 2020. The trailer was first unveiled yesterday by CBS during the Star Trek Universe panel in Hall H at San Diego Comic Con. At said panel, it was also announced that Trek veterans Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis, Jeri Ryan and Jonathan Del Arco would guest star on Picard. You can catch a glimpse of Jeri Ryan and Brent Spiner reprising their roles as Seven of Nine and Data in the trailer. Read More

Netflix Sets UK Premiere Date For ‘Suits’ Season 9

The ninth and final season of Suits will receive its UK premiere on Netflix UK on Saturday July 20th, it has been announced. New episodes will then continue to be made available every Saturday, mere days after they initially air on USA Network in the United States. Read More