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Michael Kirk On ‘The Choice 2016’: “What Do You Do About A Film Where Nobody Likes The Two Candidates?” (Q&A)

Ahead of the premiere of Trump Vs Clinton: The Choice 2016 on PBS America this Sunday, TVWise caught up with writer and director Michael Kirk on his recent trip to London to discuss the ins and outs of the movie, the unique challenge posed by covering two candidates with such high unfavourable ratings, how he tackled the much discussed issue of false equivalence and what surprised him about both presidential candidates.

‘Major Crimes’ Star Mary McDonnell Talks Season Five, Character Development, Rusty, Shandy & More

As part of our continuing feature series on Major Crimes for the UK premiere of season five on Universal Channel, TVWise recently spoke with series star Mary McDonnell about the genesis and development of her character, what's in store for Sharon Raydor this season, the mother/son dynamic with Rusty, the blooming relationship between Sharon & Andy and much more.

Channel 5 Pushes Forward With 5USA 9pm Strategy

Channel 5 is to push forward with the 9pm strategy for 5USA and are looking to pick up a wealth of new dramas from the Hollywood Studios to air weekdays (Mon-Fri) in the 9pm time-slot on the digital channel.

UKTV Ups Competition In U.S. Acquisitions; “Bigger Threat Than Netflix”, Rivals Say

Over the past five years UKTV has been steadily growing in importance with the Hollywood Studios as they acquire first run on more U.S. dramas. This year saw the broadcaster increase the competition in acquisitions once again with a move into comedy and a deal for Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, Quantico and Code Black. But in the acquisitions space, just how much of a threat is UKTV to the more established kids on the block such as Channel 4 and Sky?

Acquisitions Buzz: ‘DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow’, ‘Killjoys’ & ‘Wicked City’ Heading To The UK?

TVWise has identified three new shows that various UK broadcasters are close to acquiring. Those shows include The CW's eagerly anticipated Arrow and The Flash spin-off DC's Legends Of Tomorrow, starring Brandon Routh, Caity Lotz and Victor Garber; Canadian sci-fi drama Killjoys starring Warehouse 13's Aaron Ashmore, which airs on Syfy in the United States; and ABC new period crime drama Wicked City.