By Patrick Munn | January 24, 2019 - 1:15 pm | No Comments
Gold is set to reveal who is Britain’s Greatest Comedian. The UKTV owned and operated channel has ordered a three-hour special that will go down the long list of British comedians, past and present, to find the definitive top 30.
By Patrick Munn | January 16, 2019 - 1:14 pm | No Comments
Robert Bathurst (Cold Feet), Kevin R. McNally (Pirates Of The Caribbean), and Bernard Cribbins (Doctor Who) have been cast in Gold's Dad's Army: The Lost Episodes, a series of remakes of episodes from the second season of Dad's Army that were lost as a result of the BBC's archival policy during the 1960s and 1970s.
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.
By Patrick Munn | October 3, 2018 - 11:48 am | No Comments
The missing Dad's Army episodes are being re-made. UKTV's Gold channel has announced plans to remake the missing episodes from the show's second season with an entirely new cast. The Lost Episodes will air on Gold to mark the 50th anniversary of their original broadcast on the BBC.
By Patrick Munn | July 31, 2018 - 7:40 pm | No Comments
Gold is celebrating the anniversary of Dad's Army. On the fiftieth anniversary of the show's very first episode, the UKTV owned and operated channel has ordered Saluting Dad's Army, a four episode retrospective series that is being fronted by Pointless host Alexander Armstrong.
By Patrick Munn | July 24, 2018 - 11:56 am | No Comments
Following the runaway success of last year's Murder On The Blackpool Express, UKTV's Gold channel has given the greenlight to sequel film Death On The Tyne. Johnny Vegas and Sian Gibson are on-board to reprise their roles as Terry and Gemma, respectively. Death On The Tyne sees Terry and Gemma take Mildred and her care home friends, including Hilda and Colleen on an Amsterdam cruise adventure across the Tyne. They’re welcomed aboard the Empress of the Tyne by ageing lothario Captain Jack and his motley crew. It’s not long before things start to go awry in the most puzzling mystery the Tyne has ever seen.