By Patrick Munn | December 17, 2020 - 11:15 am | No Comments
In what marks his first leading role on British television, Christopher Walken has signed on to star alongside Stephen Merchant in the BBC One comedy drama The Offenders. The series, which hails from Merchant and Mayans M.C. creator Elgin James, is now filming in Bristol.
By Patrick Munn | February 17, 2020 - 9:23 am | No Comments
BBC One has picked up The Goes Wrong Show for a second season. Six episodes have been ordered for the show's second season. Season two was commissioned by the BBC's Controller of Comedy Commissioning Shane Allen and the BBC's Director of Content Charlotte Moore.
By Patrick Munn | January 6, 2020 - 2:16 pm | No Comments
BBC One has handed out a six episode series order to The Offenders, a comedy drama series from Stephen Merchant (The Office) and Mayans M.C. creator Elgin James. While originally commissioned by the BBC, Amazon Studios has since boarded as co-producer and serve as the broadcaster in the United States, Canada and Australia.
By Patrick Munn | October 23, 2019 - 5:52 pm | No Comments
BBC Two has handed out a second season renewal to legal comedy Defending The Guilty. Six episodes have been ordered for the show's second season. The renewal comes shortly after season one wrapped its run on BBC Two. The series premiere has has consolidated across 28 days to amass an audience of 1.5 million viewers and a 9.2 percent audience share. That represents an increase of 31 percent on BBC Two's Tuesday night slot average.
By Patrick Munn | June 20, 2019 - 10:47 am | No Comments
Cold Feet is coming back for another run. ITV has renewed the comedy drama for a ninth season. Six episodes have been ordered for season nine, which is expected to start filming in Manchester later this year ahead of a 2020 premiere.
By Patrick Munn | May 13, 2019 - 4:37 pm | No Comments
Channel 4 has handed out a sixth season renewal to their comedy series Friday Night Dinner. Production on the show's sixth season is set to get underway later this year for a 2020 premiere. With the renewal the series becomes one of Channel 4’s longest running sitcoms. The pick-up comes a little more than a year after the show's fifth season aired. Season five ranks as the show's second highest rated season with an average audience of 1.9 million views and an 11.4% share in its 10pm slot.
By Patrick Munn | February 22, 2019 - 10:59 am | No Comments
BBC One has ordered The Goes Wrong Show, a six episode TV adaptation of Mischief Theatre's The Play That Goes Wrong. The series order comes after the BBC previously commissioned and aired TV adaptations of Mischief's Peter Pan Goes Wrongand A Christmas Carol Goes Wrong.