By Patrick Munn | June 24, 2020 - 9:00 am | No Comments
Expectation has optioned the rights to Njambi McGrath’s memoir Through The Leopard’s Gaze with plans to develop it as a scripted comedy. The indie acquired the rights from Emily Sweet of Emily Sweet Associates.
By Patrick Munn | April 30, 2020 - 11:20 am | No Comments
In My Skin is crossing the pond. Hulu has acquired the BBC Three and BBC Wales' dark comedy series after striking a deal with international distributor BBC Studios. In My Skin will premiere state-side on the streaming service on Thursday June 4th.
By Patrick Munn | April 22, 2020 - 1:35 pm | No Comments
After airing the broadcast pilot earlier this month, BBC Two has handed out a series order to Alma's Not Normal. The show's first season will consist of six episodes, with one of said episodes being the pilot.
By Patrick Munn | April 2, 2020 - 9:42 am | No Comments
Tom Brittney (Outlander), Amanda Abbington (Sherlock), Aiysha Hart (Atlantis), Nina Sosanya (Killing Eve), Emma Rigby (Once Upon A Time In Wonderland), Trieve Blackwood-Cambridge (Enterprice) and Tilly Keeper (EastEnders) have been tapped to star in BBC Three's Make Me Famous.
By Patrick Munn | February 14, 2020 - 8:08 am | No Comments
Siobhan Finneran (Happy Valley, Downton Abbey), Lorraine Ashbourne (The Crown, Cheat), Jayde Adams (Crazy Delicious) and James Baxter (Still Open all Hours, Emmerdale) have been tapped to star opposite Sophie Willan in BBC Two's comedy pilot Alma's Not Normal.
By Patrick Munn | February 13, 2020 - 8:56 am | No Comments
Sky One has handed out renewals to original series COBRA, Intelligence, and Brassic. COBRA and Intelligence will return for second seasons, while Brassic has been picked up for season three. COBRA and Intelligence have received six episode orders, while Brassic's order is for eight episodes.
By Patrick Munn | January 23, 2020 - 2:36 pm | No Comments
Expectation has hired Sky Commissioning Editor Morwenna Gordon to serve as an executive producer in their comedy division. She will work alongside Creative Director of Comedy Nerys Evans. Morwenna Gordon will take up post in March.
By Patrick Munn | August 22, 2019 - 5:59 pm | No Comments
BBC Three has ordered Killed By My Fame, a one-off hour-long drama exploring the dark side of reality television that has recently entered public consciousness, especially after DCMS launched an enquiry into duty of care to potentially 'vulnerable' participants.