By Patrick Munn | August 15, 2018 - 7:26 pm | No Comments
UKTV has teamed up with The Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood for a traveling cookery show, aptly titled Paul Goes To Hollywood. The series is set air on Good Food in 2019, followed by a repeat window on W. The five episode series follow Paul Hollywood as he embarks on a road trip across the USA. Combining his passion for baking, biking and movies, Paul journeys across the continent on a Harley Davidson before he arrives in the ultimate movie mecca, Hollywood. Paul’s 3000-mile tour takes in culinary locations inspired by some of the most iconic films.
By Patrick Munn | July 2, 2018 - 5:42 pm | No Comments
UKTV is continuing their push into AFP with a new John Torode food travelogue. The commercial network has given the green-light to John Torode’s Middle East, a ten episode series which will see Torode exploring the culinary delights of the region. It will premiere on Good Food and later get a repeat run on W.
By Patrick Munn | June 6, 2018 - 4:24 pm | No Comments
W is adding a second original drama series to their slate. After starting down the scripted drama route with the Anna Paquin fronted PR series Flack, the UKTV owned and operated channel has given the green-light to six episode drama series Women On The Verge from Lorna Martin and Sharon Horgan.
By Patrick Munn | May 14, 2018 - 10:45 am | No Comments
Dr Christian is returning to W. After two successful seasons of Dr Christian Will See You Now, the UKTV owned and operated channel has given the greenlight to 12 Hours To Cure Your Street, which will see Dr Christian packing up his medical bag, leaving the comfort of his clinic and heading out to the streets of Britain. 12 Hours To Cur Your Street follows Dr Christian as he travels across the UK in a fully functional mobile clinic to treat individuals in their hometowns. He will be racing against the clock as he attempts to do as many house calls and appointments as he can within a 12-hour shift.
By Patrick Munn | May 11, 2018 - 5:49 pm | No Comments
W is getting in on the dating game. UKTV's flagship entertainment channel has given the greenlight to The Ultimate Matchmaker, an eight episode series that will offer a unique insight into the glamorous world of high class dating. The Ultimate Matchmaker is set in a select dating agency in London, where the clientele seemingly has it all - except “The One”. Help is on hand in the form of dating expert and elite matchmaker Lara Asprey, a woman who knows exactly what her super eligible clients are looking for - and how to make the perfect match.
By Patrick Munn | May 9, 2018 - 9:00 am | No Comments
Quantico and Code Black are returning to the UK. As part of their bumper licensing agreement with Disney Media Distribution, UKTV's Alibi has secured the rights to the third season of ABC's drama series Quantico and W has picked up the third season of CBS' medical drama Code Black. Additionally, UKTV has pre-bought the rights to a potential fourth season of Code Black.