By Patrick Munn | October 20, 2016 - 12:01 am | No Comments
BBC Three has acquired the UK broadcast rights to four-part Australian drama series Barracuda after striking a deal with international distributor NBCUniversal International Distribution, TVWise has learned.
By Patrick Munn | September 19, 2016 - 11:47 am | No Comments
Aisling Franciosi, who is recently reprised her role as Katie in the upcoming third season of The Fall, and newcomer Synnove Karlsen have been set as the leads in Clique, BBC Three's new six episode thriller series about female friendship tested to extremes from Skins scribe Jess Brittain.
By Patrick Munn | December 3, 2015 - 3:29 pm | No Comments
Despite the recently approved plans to move the channel online, BBC Three remains committed to scripted content. The youth-skewing channel has renewed their hit comedy series Uncle, from Oliver Refson and Baby Cow Productions, for a third season.
By Patrick Munn | December 1, 2015 - 6:25 pm | 1 Comment
The BBC is losing another one of its well known programs as a result of the recently approved plans to move BBC Three online. Sky1 has swooped in, poaching hit format Don't Tell The Bride in a deal with the Warner Bros. owned indie Renegade Pictures, TVWise has learned.
By Patrick Munn | November 26, 2015 - 1:42 pm | No Comments
And The verdict is in. The BBC Trust, after an extended consultation and review process, has issued their final decison on the BBC's plans to shut down BBC Three as linear channel and move it online. The Trust has broadly approved the plans, which will see BBC Three move online by March 2016.
By Patrick Munn | October 14, 2015 - 10:52 am | No Comments
BBC Three is returning to Successville. The channel, which barring a last minute U-turn is set to cease operation as a linear channel and become an online service, has renewed their hit hybrid comedy Murder In Successville for a second season, TVWise has learned.