All posts tagged 'Drama'

UKTV SOCI Hits 9.53% In 2019, ‘Hypothetical’ Ranks As Network’s Top Rated Show

2019 is shaping up to be a good year for UKTV. Year-to-date, the broadcaster's SOCI (share of commercial impacts) has hit 9.53%, up 3% compared to 2018. SOCI for the 16-34 demo also is showing strong growth, up 6% year-on-year to 6.74%. A key driving force behind the SOCI growth was the performance of UKTV's original series. Dave's Hypothetical, featuring James Acaster and Josh Widdicombe, launched with 1.2 million viewers - making it UKTV's top rated show of 2019.

UKTV Originals Among Top Rated Shows On Network In 2018

UKTV's originals push is paying off. Last year, original commissions were amongst the top-rated programmes on six of the channels (Dave, W, Gold, Drama, Yesterday and Really) across the network and also drove growth for VOD service UKTV Play.

UKTV’s Drama Channel Acquires Australian Medical Drama ‘The Heart Guy’

Drama is adding another exclusive acquisition to their line up. The UKTV owned and operated channel has secured the UK rights to both seasons of Australian media drama The Heart Guy (AKA Doctor Doctor) after striking deal with international distributor FremantleMedia International. The series will premiere on Drama on Thursday April 5th at 9pm.

Drama Sets UK Premiere Date For ‘The White Princess’

Starz's The White Queen sequel The White Princess will receive its UK premiere on UKTV's Drama channel on Saturday November 18th at 9pm with a double-bill, it has been announced.