By Patrick Munn | September 9, 2021 - 2:00 pm | No Comments
UKTV's Drama channel has acquired the UK rights to Father Brown spin-off The Sister Boniface Mysteries, TVWise has learned. BBC Studios handles international sales for the series. The show's ten episode first season is expected to premiere on Drama in 2022.
By Patrick Munn | September 2, 2021 - 2:05 pm | No Comments
BBC Studios is producing The Canterville Ghost, a four-episode limited series adaptation of the Oscar Wilde short story that was commissioned by US broadcaster BYUtv. At present there is no UK broadcaster is attached to the project. Anthony Head (Buffy The Vampire Slayer) is set to star as Sir Simon de Canterville.
By Patrick Munn | June 30, 2021 - 11:02 am | No Comments
More than two years after the show's first season debuted, Amazon has renewed their Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman adaptation Good Omens for a second season. Six episodes have been commissioned for the show's second season, which will "go beyond the original source material".
By Patrick Munn | June 23, 2021 - 5:19 pm | No Comments
The Watch is crossing the pond. The BBC has acquired the UK rights to the BBC America original series after striking a deal with international distributor and sister company BBC Studios. The series will debut on the iPlayer on Thursday July 1st and will subsequently get a linear run on BBC Two later this year.
By Patrick Munn | June 5, 2021 - 9:36 pm | No Comments
Father Brown is back in production. The BBC daytime series has returned to filming for its ninth season after production was put on hold last year due to the COVID pandemic. Despite the interruption to the shooting schedule, the ninth season will still consist of ten episodes, including the series' 100th episode.
By Patrick Munn | May 25, 2021 - 6:01 pm | No Comments
BBC Studios has struck a deal with Disney that will see the House of Mouse premiere the third season of Bluey on Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney+ in all territories excluding Australia, New Zealand and China. The series also airs in the UK on CBeebies, where it has been a ratings hit.