By Patrick Munn | April 15, 2019 - 12:57 pm | No Comments
The second season of Big Little Lies will receive its UK premiere on Sky Atlantic on Monday June 10th at 2am, simulcast with HBO's east-coast feed. The season premiere will also be repeated later that same day in the show’s regular 9pm time-slot.
By Patrick Munn | April 15, 2019 - 11:18 am | No Comments
Jason Manford (Ordinary Lies, Benidorm) and Catherine Tyldesley (Coronation Street, Trollied) have been set as the leads in Scarborough, BBC One's six episode comedy series from Benidorm creator Derren Litten.
By Patrick Munn | April 12, 2019 - 4:11 pm | No Comments
Channel 5 has acquired the UK rights to Australian drama series Bloom for their VOD service My5. The six episode drama, which was commissioned by streaming service Stan, is distributed internationally by Sony Pictures Television.
By Patrick Munn | April 12, 2019 - 1:15 pm | No Comments
MTV UK has given the greenlight to Reggie Yates Vs The World, an eight episode documentary series following Yates as he tackles big issues facing young people around the world today, by experiencing them first-hand. In each episode, Reggie will take on a new subject, immersing himself into extreme and unusual situations with topical relevance for young people. Through his experience of gruelling environments and challenging encounters, Reggie will be pushed to his absolute limits, giving him a new perspective on these issues.
By Patrick Munn | April 11, 2019 - 2:10 pm | No Comments
BBC Three is expanding Threesomes. The channel's short-form comedy strand, which is designed to give comedy writers and performers opportunity to bring their ideas to screen in a series of 3x3’ shorts, will now commission seven short-form projects per year. To that end, BBC Three has commissioned three further Threesomes: Hunter, a comedy about an attention seeking life-guru from Jon Pointing, Sophie Goodhart and Baby Cow Productions; Oi, Pussy!, a hyrbid effort combining live action and CGI following a cat; and Fully Blown, about two friends who don superstar rap personas. BBC Three has also renewed Kayode Ewumi's Enterprice for a second season.
By Patrick Munn | April 11, 2019 - 10:03 am | No Comments
Horror series Chambers will premiere on Netflix UK on Friday April 26th, it has been announced. Chambers tells the story of a young heart attack survivor who becomes consumed by the mystery surrounding the heart that saved her life. However, the closer she gets to uncovering the truth about her donor's sudden death, the more she starts taking on the characteristics of the deceased -- some of which are troublingly sinister.
By Patrick Munn | April 10, 2019 - 5:00 pm | No Comments
ITV has set the core cast for Belgravia. Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Friday Night Dinner), Philip Glenister (Mad Dogs, Living The Dream), Harriet Walter (Law & Order: UK, The Crown) and Alice Eve (Star Trek Into Darkness, She’s Out Of My League) have all signed on to star in the six episode adaptation of Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes' novel.