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 | April 5, 2017 - 4:06 pm | No Comments
ITV's newest Maigret adaptation Night At The Crossroads will premiere on Sunday April 16th at 8pm, it has been announced. Maigret follow Jules Maigret, a legendary French detective, who is described as “magnificently measured and insightful”. The character was created by Georges Simenon and first appeared in print in 1931. By the time of his death in 1989, Simenon had written some 75 novels featuring the character, known for his laconic manner, heavy coat and trademark pipe.
By Patrick Munn | June 23, 2016 - 4:01 pm | No Comments
BBC Worldwide has lined up a slew of international sales for ITV's series of Maigret adaptations starring Rowan Atkinson, TVWise has learned. The first two movies, Maigret Sets A Trap and Maigret's Dead Man, have been sold to Channel One in Russia, NRK in Norway, TVNZ in New Zealand, RTE in Ireland, YLE in Finland and Prima TV in the Czech Republic, amongst others.
By Patrick Munn | June 17, 2016 - 2:06 pm | 1 Comment
ITV is extending the run of Maigret. The commercial broadcaster has ordered a further two TV movies based on the novels by Georges Simonen which will again star Rowan Atkinson as Maigret, TVWise has learned.