By Patrick Munn | April 19, 2021 - 10:57 am | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Sister Boniface will be making a return to BBC One after all. Sources tell TVWise that BBC One is finalising a deal to acquire the UK rights to Father Brown spin-off series The Sister Boniface Mysteries for their daytime schedule. Production on both Father Brown season 9 and The Sister Boniface Mysteries was impacted by the COVID pandemic, but I'm hearing both are now on track to premiere either later this year or in early 2022.
By Patrick Munn | November 23, 2020 - 11:39 am | No Comments
BBC One is adding to the cast of Silent Witness. Jason Wong (The Gentleman, Chimerica) has joined the cast of the long-running crime drama for its twenty-fourth season. He will play Adam Yuen, a confident, bright and keen pathologist who’s constantly striving to be the best. The cast addition comes after two main cast members, Liz Carr and Richard Lintern, exited the series at the end of season twenty-three.
By Patrick Munn | September 28, 2020 - 10:02 pm | No Comments
UKTV's Alibi channel has renewed their original drama series We Hunt Together for a second season. Six episodes have been ordered for season two, which is set to premiere in 2021. The renewal comes after the show's first season premiered to an audience of 731k viewers and on the heels of BBC Studios lining up a major licensing deal for the series with Showtime in the United States.
By Patrick Munn | September 14, 2020 - 8:51 am | No Comments
BBC One has ordered Time, a three-part prison drama from Broken and Common scribe Jimmy McGovern. Sean Bean (Game Of Thrones, Broken) and Stephen Graham (Boardwalk Empire, Line Of Duty) are attached to star.
By Patrick Munn | July 8, 2020 - 12:01 am | No Comments
UKTV's Alibi channel has ordered The Diplomat, a six episode drama series set in the British Consulate in Barcelona that hails from COBRA creator Ben Richards and Line Of Duty and Bodyguard indie World Productions. It is eyed for a 2021 premiere.