By Patrick Munn | May 29, 2018 - 3:58 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: It was billed as being ITV's successor series to Poirot (after they lost the Christie rights to the Beeb), but Maigret won't be matching the nearly 25 year run of the Agatha Christie drama. My sources are telling me that ITV has quietly cancelled the Rowan Atkinson fronted series after two seasons, each consisting of two episodes.
By Patrick Munn | May 23, 2018 - 10:25 am | No Comments
It's been something of an open secret that ITV had renewed their Brenda Blethyn fronted crime drama Vera for a ninth season (the broadcaster had not formally announced that past few recommissioning cycles). They made that official today, with the announcement that filming is underway on the new season. Four episodes have been ordered for season nine, matching the size of the order for all eight prior seasons.
By Patrick Munn | May 21, 2018 - 10:47 am | No Comments
Laurence Fox (Lewis) and Kate Fleetwood (Harlots) have joined the cast of ITV's royal drama Victoria for its eight episode third season, which has now started filming for a premiere later this year. Fox has been cast as Lord Palmerston, the wayward Foreign Secretary; while Fleetwood plays Feodora, Victoria’s mysterious sister who makes an unexpected return into the Queen’s life. Further cast additions for season three include John Sessions, Lily Travers, Nicholas Audsley, David Burnett and Emily Forbes.
By Patrick Munn | May 18, 2018 - 9:49 am | No Comments
ITV is returning to Corfu. The commercial broadcaster has handed out a fourth season renewal to The Durrells. Six episodes have been ordered for the show's fourth season. Production gets underway in Corfu later this year for a 2019 premiere.
By Patrick Munn | April 25, 2018 - 1:40 pm | No Comments
ITV has handed out a ten episode series order to WOS Wrestling, a wrestling series aimed at a family audience. WOS Wrestling will see some of the UK's finest pro wrestlers compete in various, intense bouts. At the end of each show, only one will get to take home the coveted WOS Wrestling Championship belt. Backstage interviews between rounds will give insight into what the wrestling stars are thinking.