All posts tagged 'ITV Encore'

‘Harlots’ Loses UK Broadcaster Following ITV Encore Closure, ITVSGE Seeks New Home

EXCLUSIVE: Following the closure of pay channel ITV Encore earlier this year, ITV has opted not to proceed with any further seasons of Harlots, TVWise can reveal. There had been some question as to whether or not it would move to the main channel as fellow ITV Encore originals The Frankenstein Chronicles and Dark Heart did. The news comes on the heels of U.S. streaming service Hulu, who were originally co-producers, stepping up to fully commission an eight episode third season. I hear that ITV Studios Global Entertainment is now seeking a new home for the second and third seasons of Harlots here in the UK.

Laurence Fox Joins ITV Encore’s ‘The Frankenstein Chronicles’ For Season 2

ITV Encore has tapped Lewis star Laurence Fox for a starring role in the second season of their original drama series The Frankenstein Chronicles, TVWise has learned. While details of the character Fox will be playing were not immediately available, it is expected to be a major role. Also joining the cast for season two is Maeve Dermody (SS-GB, And Then There Were None).

ITV Encore Sets Premiere Date For ‘Dark Heart’

dark-heartITV Encore's Tom Riley (Da Vinci's Demons) fronted two-hour drama Dark Heart will premiere on Wednesday November 9th at 9pm, it has been announced.