By Patrick Munn | October 2, 2019 - 4:06 pm | No Comments
Looking For Alaska is crossing the pond. BBC Three has acquired the UK rights to Hulu's miniseries adaptation of the John Green novel of the same after striking a deal with Paramount Pictures Worldwide Television Licensing & Distribution. The complete series will be available to stream on BBC Three from 10am on Saturday October 19th.
By Patrick Munn | August 22, 2019 - 6:39 pm | No Comments
In what is their first foreign language drama acquisition, BBC Three has picked up the UK rights to Norwegian drama Nudes after striking a deal with international distributor Wild Bunch TV. Nudes is an anthology series about three different teenagers who, each in his or her own way is plunged deep into a life crisis due to leaked nudes and are forced to handle the situation to regain control of their own lives. The series was created by Nina Barbosa Blad, Liv Barbosa Blad, Erika Calmeyer and Jørgen Færøy Flasnes,
By Patrick Munn | August 22, 2019 - 5:59 pm | No Comments
BBC Three has ordered Killed By My Fame, a one-off hour-long drama exploring the dark side of reality television that has recently entered public consciousness, especially after DCMS launched an enquiry into duty of care to potentially 'vulnerable' participants.
By Patrick Munn | August 22, 2019 - 5:43 pm | No Comments
BBC Three has ordered My Left Nut, a three-part coming of age comedy drama that is based on the award winning play of the same name. It hails from Irish newcomers Michael Patrick and Oisín Kearney and is inspired by Michael's real life experiences as a teenager.
By Patrick Munn | August 12, 2019 - 5:01 pm | No Comments
BBC Three has handed out a series order to Starstruck, a six episode comedy series created by and starring 2018 Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Rose Matafeo. HBO Max - the soon-to-launch streaming service from WarnerMedia - is on-board as the U.S. broadcast partner.
By Patrick Munn | July 8, 2019 - 11:33 am | No Comments
BBC Three has handed out a second season renewal to make up competition series Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make Up Star. Eight episodes have been ordered for the show's second season. Stacey Dooley returns as host, while Val Garland and Dominic Skinner will be back as judges.
By Patrick Munn | July 3, 2019 - 4:41 pm | No Comments
Little Mix’s Jade Thirlwall and former Spice Girl Geri Horner have signed up as celebrity guest judges on the upcoming first season of BBC Three's RuPaul’s Drag Race UK. The duo join previously announced celebrity guest judge Maisie Williams, with each of them all set to appear in a separate episode alongside RuPaul and Michelle Visage. As previously announced, Graham Norton and Alan Carr will appear as rotating resident judges.