By Patrick Munn | January 15, 2020 - 10:44 am | No Comments
Vera isn't going anywhere. Less than a week after the tenth season launched, ITV has renewed the Brenda Blethyn fronted drama series for an eleventh season, TVWise has confirmed. The news was announced yesterday by Blethyn herself at the Television Critics Association press tour. An ITV spokesperson said that production on season 11 would get underway this spring ahead of a 2021 premiere.
By Patrick Munn | March 4, 2019 - 12:29 pm | No Comments
Fresh off of picking up another season of Morse prequel Endeavour, ITV has also handed out a renewal to fellow Sunday night drama Vera. The Brenda Blethyn fronted crime drama will return to ITV with a four episode tenth season in 2020. “Along with the rest of the cast of Vera, I’m delighted to be embarking on series ten", Blethyn said. "The enthusiasm and warmth shown to Vera has been overwhelming and we can’t wait to get started. Newcastle here we come!”
By Patrick Munn | January 16, 2019 - 2:27 pm | No Comments
ITV Studios' global production hit an all time high in 2018. Across their portfolio of international production labels they produced more 8500 hours of content - an all time high for the company. ITV Studios now has production bases in 12 countries with more than 50 labels supplying over 200 channels and platforms.
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.