By Patrick Munn | November 20, 2018 - 9:10 pm | No Comments
The BBC is continuing to stock up on U.S. scripted content. BBC Four has acquired the free-to-air rights to USA Network's Jessica Biel fronted drama series The Sinner after striking a deal with international distributor NBCUniversal International Distribution. The show's first season will premiere on BBC Four on Saturday December 1st at 9pm.
By Patrick Munn | September 12, 2018 - 4:30 pm | No Comments
The BBC is adding a second Australian series to their line-up. Mere weeks after acquiring No Activity for BBC Two, the Beeb has inked a deal with All3Media International to secure the UK rights to Mystery Road for BBC Four. The series will premiere on Saturday September 22nd at 9pm with a double-bill.
By Patrick Munn | August 23, 2018 - 6:13 pm | No Comments
BBC Four has acquired Spanish period drama The Plague in a deal with international distributor Sky Vision and given the green-light to The Dead Room, a new one-off ghost story from Mark Gatiss starring Simon Callow, Anjli Mohindra, Susan Penhaligon and Joshua Oakes-Rogers. Additionally, the channel has ordered a new factual series about the Yorkshire Ripper and a science documentary about eugenics. The programming announcements were made today by BBC Four Controller Cassian Harrison during a joint Meet The Controller session with BBC Two Controller Patrick Holland at the Edinburgh TV Festival. You can see the BBC Two shows that were announced here.