By Patrick Munn | October 17, 2019 - 12:00 pm | No Comments
BBC Two has handed out a six episode series order to The Witchfinder, a comedy series about a witchfinder and his suspect on a road-free road trip through an England gripped by civil war, famine and plague. Tim Key (Brassic) and Daisy May Cooper (This Country) are attached to star.
By Patrick Munn | October 15, 2019 - 2:00 pm | No Comments
E4 has acquired the exclusive UK rights to NBC's musical dramedy series Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist after striking a deal with international distributor Lionsgate Worldwide Television Distribution Group. The acquisition comes mere hours after E4 announced a deal with CBS Studios International for CBS' Matt LeBlanc comedy Man With A Plan and linear rights to Star Trek: Discovery. It also marks only the second new series from the 2019-2019 broadcast season in the United States to land a UK deal, after Sky previously picked up NBC comedy Sunnyside for their soon-to-launch dedicated comedy channel.
By Patrick Munn | October 15, 2019 - 1:17 pm | No Comments
Nickelodeon International has handed out a series order to Goldie's Oldies, a live-action comedy from the Viacom International Studios UK. Twenty episodes have been ordered for the show's first season. Notably, this marks the first original commission for Nickelodeon International's channels in some 170 territories outside of the United States.