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.
By Patrick Munn | August 24, 2017 - 4:48 pm | No Comments
After abandoning them several years ago, BBC Four is making a return to single drama with a green-light for Eric, Ernie & Me, which tells the story of comedy scriptwriter Eddie Braben. The announcement was made by BBC Four Channel Editor Cassian Harrison as the Edinburgh International Television Festival.