By Patrick Munn | August 9, 2019 - 11:15 pm | No Comments
UKTV's Yesterday channel has handed out a bumper two-season renewal to their ob-doc series Bangers & Cash. The show's second and third seasons will both consist of ten episodes. Season 2 is expected to premiere on Yesterday in 2020.
By Patrick Munn | August 2, 2019 - 4:34 pm | No Comments
UKTV's W channel is adding to the cast of Flack. The PR drama has tapped Sam Neill (Jurassic Park, Tutankhamun) and Daniel Dae Kim (Hawaii Five-0, Lost) for recurring roles in its just ordered six episode second season.
By Patrick Munn | August 2, 2019 - 4:00 pm | No Comments
UKTV's W channel and US co-production partner Pop have handed out a second season renewal to their Anna Paquin fronted PR drama Flack. Six episodes have been ordered for the show's second season, which is set to premiere in 2020.
By Patrick Munn | July 22, 2019 - 2:31 pm | No Comments
Major Crimes is getting a second UK broadcaster. UKTV has acquired the The Closer spin-off for their crime focussed Alibi channel. Warner Bros. International Television Distribution handles global sales. The first season of Major Crimes is set to premiere on Alibi later this year.
By Patrick Munn | July 17, 2019 - 2:22 pm | No Comments
DCD Rights has secured UK deals for two new Australian dramas. The international distributor has licensed crime drama My Life Is Murder to UKTV's Alibi channel and four-part drama The Hunting to Channel 5. The deal for My Life Is Murder was negotiated by UKTV's Acquisitions Manager Charlie Charalambous, while Channel 5's Acquisitions Director Anna-Belen Dunlop secured The Hunting for the broadcaster's prime-time schedule. Both series will premiere later this year.