By Patrick Munn | April 5, 2019 - 10:35 am | No Comments
Really - which is one of the three UKTV channels that are set to be taken over by Discovery later this year - has renewed their paranormal series Help! My House is Haunted. Additionally, the channel has boarded Unexplained: Caught On Camera, a new eight episode paranormal series which, like Help! My House Is Haunted, is produced by Brighton based indie Back2Back.
By Patrick Munn | February 19, 2019 - 3:18 pm | No Comments
Red Arrow Studios International has secured the international distribution rights to Renovate Don’t Relocate, which was commissioned last June by UKTV for their free-to-air Really channel. Red Arrow is handling both format and finished tape sales and will launch it at MIPTV in April.
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 | June 4, 2018 - 1:40 pm | No Comments
UKTV's Really channel has given the green-light to Renovate Don't Relocate, a twenty episode property series fronted by Sarah Beeny. The series, which hails from Outline Productions, is set to air on Really in 2019.
By Patrick Munn | December 3, 2015 - 2:41 pm | No Comments
UKTV is bringing three of their channels to Freesat. The commercial network, which is a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Scripps Networks Interactive, has struck a deal with Freesat which will see Drama, Really and Yesterday launch on the subscription-free satellite TV service, TVWise has learned.
By Patrick Munn | March 25, 2015 - 11:17 am | No Comments
Born To Kill is on the move. UKTV's entertainment channel Really has secured the exclusive UK rights to the latest season of the real crime franchise produced by TwoFour Productions. The series, which previously aired on Channel 5, will launch on Really later this year with the show's sixth season.
By Patrick Munn | January 22, 2015 - 4:00 pm | No Comments
UKTV's Really channel has picked up the Yvette Fielding fronted paranormal series 'Most Haunted' for a further two seasons, the show's second and third. Like the initial run of Most Haunted, both the second and third season will consist of 10 episodes.
By Patrick Munn | January 6, 2015 - 1:08 pm | No Comments
Across 2014, UKTV saw its average audience share across its 10 channels grow to 5.07%, up by 8.5% on the 4.67% audience share that the network registered in 2013. Meanwhile, on the back of that ratings growth, UKTV also saw their SOCI (share of commercial impacts) surge to 9%, up fairly considerably on last year's record of 8.2%.