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UKTV’s Alibi Channel Orders Val McDermid Drama ‘Traces’ From Red Production Company

UKTV's Alibi channel has handed out a six episode series order to Traces, an original drama based on an idea by best-selling crime writer Val McDermid which hails from Red Production Company. This marks the first original drama commission for Alibi. Traces explores the world of SIFA, the Scottish Institute of Forensic Science, and follows Emma Hedges, Prof. Sarah Gordon and Prof. Kathy Torrance - who together will use the rigors of forensics to uncover the truth about an unsolved murder case.

CBBC Renews ‘Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed’ For Second Season

CBBC has renewed the latest series featuring Dennis The Menace, Dennis & Gnasher: Unleased, for a second season. Fifty-two episode have been ordered for the show's second season. “Dennis and Gnasher continue to be two of our best loved characters and their ardent fans will be delighted to see this rambunctious series return to CBBC”, said Cheryl Taylor, Head of Content for BBC Children’s.

Jenny Campbell Exits ‘Dragons’ Den’, BBC Two Orders Seventeenth Season

BBC Two is losing a Dragon. Jenny Campbell is exiting Dragons' Den at the end of the show's current (sixteenth) season. Her final episode will air on BBC Two on Sunday February 3rd. The BBC has already picked up a seventeenth season of Dragons' Den. The corporation said that casting for a new Dragon would take place ahead of production on the new season, which is set to get underway in the spring.

BBC One Renews ‘Our Girl’ For Fourth Season, Michelle Keegan To Reprise Role

Our Girl is coming back. BBC One has renewed the military drama for a fourth season. Six episodes have been commissioned for the show's fourth season.. Michelle Keegan is on-board to reprise her role as Georgie Lane. Keegan is, thus far, the only confirmed cast member for season four. She first joined the series in season two, taking over the lead role from Lacey Turner.

BBC One Releases Trailer For ‘Luther’ Season 5

BBC One has released the trailer for the fifth season of Luther, which is set to premiere this Christmas. In the four episode fifth season, when the moonless shadows of London give birth to a new nightmare, DCI John Luther is once more called to immerse himself in the deepest depths of human depravity.

BBC One Comedy ‘Hold The Sunset’ Adds Sue Johnston For Season 2

Sue Johnston (The Royle Family, Downton Abbey) has joined the cast of BBC One comedy Hold The Sunset for its second season, which has now started filming ahead of a 2019 premiere “I'm thrilled to be working with such a great cast of actors. Some are new friends and some are old friends - it is a joy to be joining them all”, Johnston said in a statement.