By Patrick Munn | January 20, 2021 - 12:29 pm | No Comments
Channel 5 and Acorn TV have teamed together to order The Reluctant Madame Blanc, a six episode thriller series created by and starring Sally Lindsay. On this side of the pond, the series will initially air on Channel 5, before getting a second window on Acorn TV UK.
By Patrick Munn | January 19, 2021 - 1:09 pm | No Comments
Peaky Blinders is coming to an end. BBC One has announced that the Cillian Murphy fronted crime drama will come to an end with its upcoming sixth season, which just started filming. While the TV series is coming to an end, series creator Steven Knight has teased that "the story will continue in another form.”
By Patrick Munn | January 19, 2021 - 12:56 pm | No Comments
Rhashan Stone (Strike Back), Saira Choudhry (No Offence), Rosie Day (Agatha Raisin), Nitin Ganatra (Midsomer Murders), Nicholas Goh (One Child), Siobhan Hewlett (The Syndicate) and Sarah Parish (W1A) have signed on to guest star in the second season of ITV's McDonald & Dodds. They will appear in the third episode.
By Patrick Munn | January 15, 2021 - 9:40 am | No Comments
2020 was a strong year for UKTV. The commercial broadcaster has announced that they achieved a 8.07% SOCI (share of commercial impacts), up 4% year-to-year. Additionally, UKTV's network share grew by 3.2% to hit 4.63%.
By Patrick Munn | January 15, 2021 - 9:38 am | No Comments
StarzPlay has secured the UK rights to The Head after striking a deal with international distributor The Mediapro Studio, TVWise has learned. The six episode drama series is set to premiere on the streaming service on Sunday February 7th.
By Patrick Munn | January 15, 2021 - 9:37 am | No Comments
Amazon Prime Video has acquired the UK rights to Freeform's upcoming drama series Cruel Summer after striking a deal with international distributor Entertainment One (eOne). The series is expected to premiere on the streaming service later this year.