By Patrick Munn | April 20, 2018 - 9:48 am | No Comments
BBC Three has renewed mockumentary This Country for a third season. Additionally, they have also commissioned a one-off forty-minute special. The renewal comes on the back of impressive ratings performance for the show, which wrapped its second season last month. On BBC Three (via iPlayer) the show has had more than 11 million requests, while repeat broadcasts on BBC One have attracted audiences of well over a million viewer - winning its slot every week.
By Patrick Munn | April 20, 2018 - 9:27 am | No Comments
Months ahead of it's publication, and after fending off fierce competition, Hillbilly Television has closed a deal to option the rights to Claire McGlasson’s debut novel The Rapture. The Rapture is set to be published by Faber & Faber next June after they pre-empted publishing rights in a "major deal" last September. The debut novel from ITV News journalist Claire McGlasson is set in 1920s Bedford and tells the story of a real life cult.
By Patrick Munn | April 19, 2018 - 10:48 am | No Comments
Fulwell 73 has hired Whizz Kid Entertainment exec Caroline Roseman to serve in the newly created position of UK Head of Development. Roseman will work across Fulwell’s entire TV slate and will report to the indie's senior executives Heather Greenwood and Carly Shackleton.
By Patrick Munn | April 18, 2018 - 8:29 pm | No Comments
To mark the fortieth anniversary of the first female British Prime Minister next year, BBC Two has given the green-light to a five episode documentary series about the iron lady herself, Margaret Thatcher.