By Patrick Munn | June 24, 2019 - 3:15 pm | No Comments
Reel One Entertainment has hired former Hallmark and Lifetime executive Barbara Fisher to serve as their Executive Vice-President of Scripted Content. “I’m thrilled to be working with Tom Berry and the talented team at Reel One Entertainment”, Fisher said in a statement. “It is an exciting and busy time for the company as we grow our television production slate.”
By Patrick Munn | June 21, 2019 - 12:10 pm | No Comments
Channel 4 has set the cast for The Light. Joanna Scanlan (Getting On), Sidse Babett Knudsen (Westworld), Mark Lewis Jones (Keeping Faith), Genevieve Barr (Press) are set to star opposite Sarah Lancashire (Happy Valley) in the four-part drama from Jack Thorne.
By Patrick Munn | June 17, 2019 - 11:12 am | No Comments
David Tennant (Doctor Who), Hayley Atwell (Marvel's Agent Carter) and Lee Ingleby (Inspector George Gently) are set to star in Criminal, Netflix's twelve episode police procedural from George Kay and Jim Field Smith. The series is set to premiere later this year.
By Patrick Munn | June 12, 2019 - 8:05 am | No Comments
BBC One has set The Pale Horse as their next Agatha Christie adaptation. It follows in the footsteps of previous adaptations And Then There Were None, The Witness For The Prosecution, Ordeal By Innocence and The ABC Murders.
By Patrick Munn | May 30, 2019 - 4:00 pm | No Comments
Acorn Media Enterprises - the UK based development division of U.S. streaming service Acorn TV - has teamed up with Irish broadcaster RTÉ to commission Dead Still, a six episode period drama from Deadpan Pictures, Murdoch Mysteries indie Shaftesbury and ZDF Enterprises.
By Patrick Munn | May 20, 2019 - 4:52 pm | No Comments
There will be no fourth season for Humans. The Channel 4/AMC co-production has been cancelled after three seasons, TVWise has confirmed. The news comes close to a year after the third season wrapped its run. “Humans will not be returning for another series. The show has had three successful series and has been much loved by fans", a representative of Channel 4 said in a statement. "We are incredibly proud of Humans and the hugely talented creative team, in front of and behind the camera.”
By Patrick Munn | May 9, 2019 - 3:28 pm | No Comments
Guy Pearce (Mary Queen of Scots) has been set as the lead in BBC One's Charles Dickens adaptation A Christmas Carol. The three-part adaptation, which hails from Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight, was originally commissioned back in 2017 as one of a number of Dickens adaptions from Knight. FX has since boarded as the US partner and will are A Christmas Carol state-side.