By Patrick Munn | October 12, 2018 - 12:39 am | No Comments
Following on from the successful launch of season one, the BBC has secured the UK rights to the second season of Phoebe Waller-Bridge's BBC America series Killing Eve from international distributor Endeavor Content. As was the case with season one, the show's second season will air in a linear slot on BBC One and stream as a box-set on BBC Three. Production on season two is now underway ahead of a 2019 premiere.
By Patrick Munn | September 20, 2018 - 3:44 pm | No Comments
Gabrielle Creevy (Casualty) and Jo Hartley (Bliss) have been set to star in In My Skin, BBC Three's upcoming Comedy Slice from Expectation Entertainment - the independent production company set up last year by Tim Hincks and Peter Fincham.
By Patrick Munn | September 6, 2018 - 6:58 pm | No Comments
After launching as a short-form series, Eating With My Ex is getting a full long-form series on BBC Three. The online channel has ordered ten thirty-minute episodes, which will include a celebrity special. Eating With My Ex reunites former couples over dinner to pick over the bones of their failed relationships. The original series, in which episodes ran seven minutes, earned a BAFTA nomination and was a huge success for BBC Three, racking up nearly 20 million views.
By Patrick Munn | September 5, 2018 - 8:11 pm | No Comments
BBC America's Killing Eve will receive its UK premiere on BBC One on Saturday September 15th at 9:15pm, it has been announced. Following the broadcast of the series premiere on BBC One, all 8 episodes will be made available to stream on BBC Three (via BBC iPlayer). The series will also continue to air in its Saturday slot on BBC One.
By Patrick Munn | August 23, 2018 - 4:30 pm | No Comments
Andrew Scott, best known for his role as Moriarty on Sherlock, is joining the cast of Phoebe Waller-Bridge's BBC Three comedy Fleabag for its second season, which has now started filming. Details about the character he will be playing are being kept under wraps. "I can’t believe they let me do this AGAIN. I’m so happy to be back with the incredible Fleabag team and I’m as surprised as anyone about where this series has taken us… thank God for Andrew Scott", Fleabag creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge said in a statement.
By Patrick Munn | August 22, 2018 - 2:41 pm | No Comments
A documentary about 17 year old racing driver Billy Monger and a UK adaptation of Lifetime's format The Rap Game were among the commissions announced today by BBC Three Controller Damian Kavanagh at his Meet The Controller session at the Edinburgh TV Festival.
By Patrick Munn | August 22, 2018 - 9:28 am | No Comments
Three female authored dramas are coming to the BBC. The PSB has commissioned three new dramas from Nicole Taylor, Michaela Coel (pictured, right) and Sally Rooney. The announcement comes on the same day that Coel is set ti deliver the McTaggart lecture at the Edinburgh TV Festival. The three series will go out on BBC One, BBC Two and BBC Three, respectively. “I am honoured to be today announcing three brand new and contrasting dramas for BBC One, Two and Three", said the BBC's Controller of Drama Piers Wenger.