By Patrick Munn | January 15, 2021 - 9:40 am | No Comments
2020 was a strong year for UKTV. The commercial broadcaster has announced that they achieved a 8.07% SOCI (share of commercial impacts), up 4% year-to-year. Additionally, UKTV's network share grew by 3.2% to hit 4.63%.
By Patrick Munn | August 18, 2020 - 7:51 am | No Comments
Meet The Richardsons is coming back. UKTV's Dave channel has renewed the Jon Richardson and Lucy Beaumont fronted comedy series for an eight episode second season. Two Christmas specials have also been commissioned.
By Patrick Munn | January 23, 2020 - 2:16 pm | No Comments
Dave has renewed Samson Kayo and Phil Bowker's comedy series Sliced for a second season. The UKTV owned and operated channel has handed the series an expanded order of six episodes for season two - up from the three episodes that comprised season one.
By Patrick Munn | October 18, 2019 - 12:37 pm | No Comments
Red Dwarf is returning to Dave. The UKTV channel has commissioned a feature-length special of the hit sci-fi comedy series to air in 2020. The special, which is set up at Baby Cow Productions, is being penned and directed by series co-creator Doug Naylor. Craig Charles, Chris Barrie, Danny John-Jules and Robert Llewellyn are all on-board to reprise their roles as Lister, Rimmer, The Cat and Kryten. Richard Naylor is the producer. It will be filmed on location and at Pinewood in front of a live studio audience. Christine Langan is the executive producer.