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BBC Two Renews ‘Million Pound Menu’ For Second Season

BBC Two has handed out a second season renewal to restaurant investment series Million Pound Menu. Six episodes have been ordered for the show's second season. "Million Pound Menu taps into a real world of wannabe entrepreneurs and life changing investments", said BBC Two Controller Patrick Holland. "We saw enough from series one to know that this is a format that could really flourish on the channel."

BBC Two Orders Adaptation Of Adam Kay’s Junior Doctor Diaries ‘This Is Going To Hurt’

BBC Two has given the greenlight to This Is Going To Hurt, an eight episode comedy drama adaptation of the bestselling diaries of junior doctor Adam Kay. This Is Going To Hurt tells the unvarnished truth of life as a junior doctor: the 97-hour weeks, the life and death decisions, the constant tsunami of bodily fluids and the fact the hospital parking meter earns more than you. Set on labour ward, the series delivers a brutally honest depiction of life as a junior doctor on the wards, and the toll the job can take back home.

BBC Two Acquires FX’s John Paul Getty III Kidnap Drama ‘Trust’

BBC Two is adding a fifth(!) FX original series to their slate of acquisitions. The channel has secured the exclusive UK rights to the network's John Paul Getty III abduction drama series Trust after striking a deal with international distributor Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution. The series will premiere on BBC Two later this year.

Sarah Lancashire, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Danny Sapani & More Join BBC Two’s ‘MotherFatherSon’

BBC Two has rounded out the cast for MatherFatherSon. Sarah Lancashire (Happy Valley), Pippa Bennett-Warner (Harlots), Danny Sapani (Star Wars: The Last Jedi), Sinéad Cusack (Marcella), Paul Ready (The Terror) and Joseph Mawle (Game of Thrones) will star opposite previously announced cast members Richard Gere, Helen McCrory and Billy Howle in the eight episode drama series from American Crime Story and London Spy scribe Tom Rob Smith.

BBC Two Boards Showtime’s New York Times Docu Series ‘The Fourth Estate’

Inside The New York Times: The Fourth Estate has found a UK home. BBC Two has come on-board the four-part Showtime documentary series and will air the fly-on-the-wall look at the paper of record later this month. Before the BBC boarded, it had been expected to go out on this side of the pond on Sky Atlantic due to their output deal with Showtime.