By Patrick Munn | January 21, 2020 - 3:20 pm | No Comments
Disney+ is launching a week earlier than expected. Disney's new streaming service will now launch in the UK on Tuesday March 24th. Alongside the UK, it will also launch in Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria and Switzerland on that same date. Pricing has been set at £5.99 a month or £59.99 annually.
By Patrick Munn | January 20, 2020 - 2:00 pm | No Comments
ITV has rounded out the cast for Kate & Koji (formerly known as Kate And Kolo). Blake Harrison (A Very English Scandal, World On Fire) and Barbara Flynn (Pat & Cabbage, Death In Paradise) have been tapped to star opposite Brenda Blethyn and Jimmy Akingbola in the six episode studio sitcom. Additionally, Meera Syal (The Split, Goodness Gracious Me) will guest star.
By Patrick Munn | January 20, 2020 - 1:18 pm | No Comments
BritBox is adding to their line up of UK scripted shows. The new streaming service has inked a deal with DRG for Channel 4's short-lived police comedy-drama Babylon, BBC Four comedy Detectorists, BBC One's Jenna Coleman drama The Cry and BBC One's Tracey Ullman's Show.
By Patrick Munn | January 20, 2020 - 11:51 am | No Comments
After the better part of seven years in the top job, Tony Hall is stepping down as BBC Director General. He will exit the post this summer. BBC Chairman Sir David Clementi will begin the recruitment process for the next DG shortly.