By Patrick Munn | May 16, 2019 - 8:21 pm | No Comments
Frankie Drake is making a stop in the UK. UKTV and CBC's co-production Frankie Drake Mysteries recently kicked off production on its ten episode third season with a shoot in London. Production will continue on location in Ontario through to the autumn.
By Patrick Munn | March 25, 2019 - 5:22 pm | No Comments
Both of UKTV's Canadian co-productions are coming back. Canadian public broadcaster CBC today announced that they had handed out renewals to both Frankie Drake Mysteries and Murdoch Mysteries. Ten episodes have been ordered for the third season of Frankie Drake Mysteries, while Murdoch Mysteries season thirteen will consist of eighteen episodes.
By Patrick Munn | May 25, 2018 - 10:53 am | No Comments
Here's some cross-company synergy for UKTV. Alan Davies, who fronts As Yet Untitled on Dave, has landed a guest starring role on the second season of their co-production Frankie Drake Mysteries. The 1920s period drama launched on Alibi earlier this year and quickly proved to be a hit; improving the channel's slot-average by 210%. As a result of the strong ratings in both the UK and Canada, UKTV and CBC picked up a ten episode second season, which has now started filming.
By Patrick Munn | April 5, 2018 - 4:12 pm | No Comments
UKTV and CBC have renewed their co-production Frankie Drake Mysteries for a second season. Ten episodes have been ordered for the show's second season, which is expected to air later this year on CBC in Canada and early 2019 on Alibi in the UK, respectively.
By Patrick Munn | August 31, 2017 - 1:58 pm | No Comments
UKTV is re-teaming with Shaftesbury and Canadian public broadcaster CBC for another Canadian period drama. The multi-channel broadcaster, which is a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Scripps Networks Interactive, has signed on to co-produce 1920s detective drama The Frankie Drake Mysteries for their Alibi channel.