UK TV

BBC debuts two ‘Goodness Gracious Me’ reunion special trailers – watch
by Jordan Howell on May 16th, 2014
The BBC have today (May 16th) released two trailers teasing the brief return of Goodness Gracious Me...

Frank Skinner for ‘Doctor Who’ appearance
by Jordan Howell on May 16th, 2014
Comedian and Room 101 host, Frank Skinner, will appear in a forthcoming episode of Doctor Who, the BBC have announced. The episode is written by Jamie Mathieson (Being Human, Dirk...

David Threlfall cast for two-part ITV drama ‘Code of a Killer’
by Jordan Howell on May 16th, 2014
David Threlfall (Shameless) has been cast in brand new ITV drama, Code of a Killer. The two-part series tells the extraordinary true story of Alec Jeffreys’ discovery of DNA fingerprinting...

Channel 5 orders ‘Inside Holloway’ documentary series
by Jordan Howell on May 15th, 2014
Channel 5 have today (May 15th) announced the commissioning of Inside Holloway. The documentary series will give viewers a unique insight into Europe’s largest women’s prison and its infamous inmates,...

DixonBaxi selected for STV brand refresh, STV Glasgow launch
by Jordan Howell on May 15th, 2014
STV have selected DixonBaxi (UKTV, Telemundo, Universal Networks International), to refresh their network’s brand identity. From June 2nd, STV will have a new look on TV and online, and introduce...

Aaron Paul, Naomi Campbell, more attending BAFTA TV Awards 2014
by Adam Barber on May 14th, 2014
Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul and model Naomi Campbell are to attend the Arqiva British Academy Television Awards 2014. The full list of attendees are as follows: Aaron Paul, Ant & Dec,...

Martin Clunes leads cast for ITV drama ‘Arthur & George’
by Adam Barber on May 14th, 2014
Martin Clunes (Doc Martin, Men Behaving Badly) will play Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in ITV’s latest drama commission, Arthur & George. Based on Julian Barnes’ novel of the same name, the...

Bradley Walsh, Kayvan Novack for BBC One sitcom ‘Woody’
by Adam Barber on May 14th, 2014
Bradley Walsh (Law & Order: UK, The Chase) and Kayvan Novack (Fonejacker, Facejacker) will star in a brand new comedy for BBC One – Woody. Created by Neil Webster and...

Sky News begins airing ‘Ian King Live’ promo – watch
by Adam Barber on May 13th, 2014
Sky News have begun airing a promo for their Jeff Randall Live replacement, Ian King Live...

Charlotte Rampling joins ‘Broadchuch’
by Adam Barber on May 13th, 2014
ITV have today (May 13th) announced that legendary film and television star, Charlotte Rampling, will play a pivotal role in the second series of Broadchurch. That’s all the broadcaster were prepared to say,...

‘Under Milk Wood’ (BBC One Wales)
by Dafydd Llyr Ifan on May 12th, 2014
Dylan Thomas’ granddaughter talks about Under Milk Wood. “To begin at the beginning”… The famous opening to one of Wales’s most famous sons’ famous plays. To celebrate the centenary of...

BSkyB, Virgin Media extends distribution partnership
by Jordan Howell on May 12th, 2014
BSkyB and Virgin Media have today (May 12th) announced a new five-year distribution agreement. Sky Sports 3 HD, Sky Sports 4 HD and Sky Sports F1 HD will all be...