By Patrick Munn | July 5, 2018 - 2:46 pm | No Comments
Several months after introducing a third editorial pillar - namely for content that qualifies as "feel-good, entertaining propositions" - BBC Three has commissioned their first two series under the expanded remit. Makeover series Glow Up, which is at its heart a competition to look for the next big make-up star of tomorrow, and relationship series Couples On The Couch have both been picked up at the online channel. Glow Up has received an order for eight episodes, while six episodes have been ordered for Couples On The Couch.
By Patrick Munn | May 15, 2018 - 4:59 pm | No Comments
BBC Three has acquired the UK rights to Australian short-form series 600 Bottles Of Wine after striking a deal with international distributor Escapade Media. The four-part series will be available on BBC Three (via iPlayer) from Sunday May 27th at 10am.
By Patrick Munn | May 8, 2018 - 3:33 pm | No Comments
Newcomer Chance Perdomo and Craig Parkinson (Line Of Duty) have been set to star in BBC Three's one-off factual drama Killed By My Debt. Chance Perdomo takes on the key role of Jerome Rogers, while Craig Parkinson plays The Bailiff. Killed By Me Debt tells the true story of Jerome Rogers, a 19-year-old motorbike courier from Croydon, who sees two unpaid £65 traffic fines escalating to more than a thousand pounds. Unravelling under the pressure of his mounting debt and with his only source of income - his bike - clamped, Jerome took his own life.
By Patrick Munn | April 26, 2018 - 1:39 pm | No Comments
Leo Suter, who recurred as Drummond on ITV's Victoria, has joined the cast for the second season of BBC Three's drama series Clique. Details of his character are being kept under wraps. Suter joins a returning cast that includes Synnove Karlsen as Holly, Sophia Brown as Louise and Rachel Hurd-Wood as Rachel. Other cast additions for season two include Barney Harris (The Hollow Crown), Imogen King (Darkest Hour), Stuart Campbell (Outlander), Izuka Hoyle (Mary, Queen of Scots) and newcomers and recent graduates Jyuddah Jaymes and Nicholas Nunn.
By Patrick Munn | April 20, 2018 - 9:48 am | No Comments
BBC Three has renewed mockumentary This Country for a third season. Additionally, they have also commissioned a one-off forty-minute special. The renewal comes on the back of impressive ratings performance for the show, which wrapped its second season last month. On BBC Three (via iPlayer) the show has had more than 11 million requests, while repeat broadcasts on BBC One have attracted audiences of well over a million viewer - winning its slot every week.
By Patrick Munn | March 7, 2018 - 12:01 am | No Comments
In what is a uniquely structured agreement with Endeavor Content, the BBC has acquired the UK rights to BBC America's new original drama series Killing Eve, which hails from Flebag's Phoebe Waller-Bridge. The package gives the Beeb the rights to air the show on both BBC One and BBC Three.
By Patrick Munn | August 25, 2017 - 2:20 pm | No Comments
After months of rumours, BBC Three has confirmed that they have renewed comedy series Fleabag for a second season. The announcement was made by series creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge at the Edinburgh International Television Festival.