By Patrick Munn | September 9, 2021 - 2:00 pm | No Comments
UKTV's Drama channel has acquired the UK rights to Father Brown spin-off The Sister Boniface Mysteries, TVWise has learned. BBC Studios handles international sales for the series. The show's ten episode first season is expected to premiere on Drama in 2022.
By Patrick Munn | October 29, 2019 - 7:07 pm | No Comments
The fourth season of The Heart Guy will receive its UK premiere on UKTV's Drama channel on Saturday November 16th at 10pm, it has been announced. This marks the world premiere of season four, which has yet to air in Australia.
By Patrick Munn | April 29, 2019 - 1:45 pm | No Comments
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.
By Patrick Munn | January 4, 2019 - 8:00 am | No Comments
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.