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UKTV Co-Production ‘Murdoch Mysteries’ Renewed For Season 15 With Supersized 24 Episode Order

Murdoch Mysteries is returning. Canadian public broadcaster CBC has picked up the long-running drama for a fifteenth season. As they have done for the show's entire run, UKTV will once again co-produce the series for the UK market. Murdoch Mysteries airs on UKTV's Alibi channel on this side of the pond. 24 episodes have been ordered for the show's fifteenth season; making it the longest season of the series to date.

UKTV Co-Production ‘Frankie Drake Mysteries’ Cancelled After Four Seasons

UKTV is losing one of its scripted co-productions. Canadian public broadcaster CBC has announced that they will not be picking up Frankie Drake Mysteries for a fifth season. The show's fourth and now final season is currently airing on CBC in Canada and on UKTVs Alibi channel here in the UK.

UKTV Co-Production ‘Murdoch Mysteries’ Renewed For Fourteenth Season

UKTV's longest running scripted co-production is coming back. Canadian public broadcaster CBC has renewed Murdoch Mysteries for a fourteenth season. The renewal comes just ahead of tonight's UK broadcast of the show's thirteenth season finale on Alibi.

‘Murdoch Mysteries’ Season 13 Adds Colm Feore & Claire Goose In Guest Roles

Colm Feore (The Umbrella Academy, House Of Cards) and Claire Goose (The Coroner, Casualty) have been tapped for guest starring roles on the thirteenth season of Murdoch Mysteries. There is no word on the nature of the characters they will be playing. Production on the show's eighteen-episode thirteenth season is now underway in Ontario, and is expected to wrap in November. Season 13 will air on CBC in Canada later this year and is expected to premiere on UKTV's Alibi channel in early 2020.

Universal TV Acquires UK Rights To CBC’s M.R. Hall Adaptation ‘Coroner’

Coroner is crossing the pond. NBCU's flagship UK channel Universal TV has acquired the UK rights to the eight episode M.R. Hall adaptation which is being produced for Canadian public broadcaster CBC. The series, toplined by Serinda Swan (Ballers), is expected to premiere in 2019.

Alan Davies Set For Guest Spot On UKTV’s Co-Production ‘Frankie Drake Mysteries’

Here's some cross-company synergy for UKTV. Alan Davies, who fronts As Yet Untitled on Dave, has landed a guest starring role on the second season of their co-production Frankie Drake Mysteries. The 1920s period drama launched on Alibi earlier this year and quickly proved to be a hit; improving the channel's slot-average by 210%. As a result of the strong ratings in both the UK and Canada, UKTV and CBC picked up a ten episode second season, which has now started filming.

UKTV Co-Production ‘Frankie Drake Mysteries’ Renewed For Season 2

UKTV and CBC have renewed their co-production Frankie Drake Mysteries for a second season. Ten episodes have been ordered for the show's second season, which is expected to air later this year on CBC in Canada and early 2019 on Alibi in the UK, respectively.