All posts tagged 'Dave'

Dave’s ‘Taskmaster’ Breaks More Ratings Records In Season 7

Taskmaster is once again breaking ratings records with its recently launched seventh season. The series, fronted by Greg Davies and Alex Horne, has been reaching 1.44 milion viewers this season, up 7% from season six. The figures also make season seven the most successful to date. ABC1 viewers are up 13%, and 16-34s are up 11% on season six.

UKTV’s Dave Channel Orders Pizza Delivery Comedy ‘Sliced’

Dave is adding another scripted comedy to their slate. The UKTV owned and operated channel has handed out a three episode series order to Sliced, a comedy about two pizza delivery drivers in South London starring Samson Kayo (Timewasters) and Theo Barklem-Biggs (Kingsman: The Secret Service).

UKTV’s Dave Channel Renews ‘Yianni: Supercar Customiser’ For Second Season

Dave is sticking with Yianni Charalambous. The UKTV owned and operated channel has renewed his car series Yianni: Supercar Customiser for a second season. The renewal, which is for twenty episodes, comes after the first season attracted just shy of half a million viewers and ranked as one of the most-watched series on streaming service UKTV Play in 2018.

UKTV’s Dave Channel Orders Game Show ‘Beat The Internet With John Robins’ From Vice Studios

UKTV's Dave channel has given the greenlight to Beat The Internet With John Robins, a twenty episode game show fronted by the 2017 Edinburgh Comedy Award winner which hails from Vice Studios. Beat The Internet with John Robins pits members of the public against each other in a quest to predict how search engines respond to a series of questions - from images to wordplay, the results are both unpredictable and hilarious.

BBC, UKTV & FMI Team Together For Steve Backshall Adventure Series

This is an interesting one. The BBC, UKTV and FremantleMedia International have teamed together to commission a ten episode adventure series fronted by Steve Backshall. Under the "groundbreaking" new commissioning model, BBC Two will air the first four hour-long episodes in 2019. Later that same year, UKTV's Dave channel will are six exclusive episodes, followed by it's own versions of the BBC episodes. FremantleMedia International will handle global sales.