By Patrick Munn | September 20, 2018 - 12:14 pm | No Comments
5Star has renewed Rich Kids Go Skint for an expanded second season of twelve episodes. Additionally, Channel 5's youth-skewing digi-net has handed out a two episode series order to Prison Life: Raw & Real.
By Patrick Munn | September 19, 2018 - 7:03 pm | No Comments
Channel 5 is moving forward with their push into scripted drama. Fresh off of ordering four-part drama Cold Call and acquiring the Adrian Dunbar fronted Blood, the VIMN backed broadcaster has green-lit Clink, 15 Days and a new feature-length murder mystery. The drama push was a big factor in the recent decision to cancel Big Brother, which has freed up a significant amount of cash from the programming budget for said push.
By Patrick Munn | July 16, 2018 - 1:36 pm | No Comments
5Star is stocking up on crime. The Channel 5 owned and operated digi-net has ordered four one-off factual crime specials - Killed On Camera, Murdered By My Stalker, Stabbed In The Back and Murdered By My Girlfriend - from independent production company Spun Gold. All four specials were commissioned by 5Star Channel Manager Sebastian Cardwell. They are produced by Jared Wright, edited by Stephanie Harvie Campbell and executive produced by Bridget Boseley.