By Patrick Munn | July 9, 2019 - 10:48 am | No Comments
BBC Two has handed a two season renewal to Race Across The World; picking up the hit series for a second and third season. Eight episodes have been ordered for each of the two additional seasons. The bumper renewal comes after the show's first season, which aired this spring, managed a consolidated average audience of 2.5 million viewers. The final episode was the highest rated episode of a new factual entertainment title on BBC Two since 2016.
By Patrick Munn | August 23, 2018 - 5:16 pm | No Comments
It was BBC Two's turn at bat at the Edinburgh TV Festival today, with Controller Patrick Holland taking the opportunity to announced a slew of new commissions for the channel. Leading the new slate is a The Ranganation, a topical weekly show fronted by comedian Romesh Ranganathan. While other highlights include The Amazing Race style series Race Across The World; and two documentary series: one on the invasion of Iraq in 2003 and a three-part series about the rise of the Nazi's in Germany in the 1930s. Rounding things off is a new Mary Beard series on nudity.