Show of the Week


Show of the week: ‘Jungle War’

Jungle War (4 x 60 minutes) is a doc series about some of the lesser-known conflicts of WWII and beyond – those fought in some of the world’s most hostile and challenging environments. It takes in WWII campaigns fought in the jungles of Asia/Pacific – from the Solomon Islands and New Guinea to Borneo and […]

Show of the week: ‘Property Brothers: Forever Home’

Forever Home (40 x 60 minutes) is a new spin on twin brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott’s Property Brothers franchise, which first launched in 2011. Rather than focus on flipping properties to make money, the programme showcases homes in which families want to live forever. The format sees the Scott brothers help couples transform their […]

Show of the week: ‘One Planet: Seven Worlds’

Set to air in the autumn, One Planet: Seven Worlds is billed as the latest landmark series from the BBC’s Natural History Unit, following in the wake of Blue Planet II, Planet Earth II and Dynasties. Sir David Attenborough returns to narrate the series, which tells the stories of Earth’s seven continents. As such, expect […]

Show of the week: ‘High Maintenance’

High Maintenance (8 x 60 minutes) is something of a new take on the popular engineering sub-genre that explores the building of megastructures. Rather than focusing on construction, this series is about maintenance. The series was developed by Toronto-based Frantic Films, part of Kew Media Group, and is repped by its distribution arm Kew Media […]

Show of the Week: ‘The Mallorca Files’

BBC Daytime crime drama The Mallorca Files (10 x 45 minutes) centres on the clash of personalities between a British and German detective who have very different approaches to policing. Elen Rhys plays self-confessed British introvert Miranda Blake, while Julian Looman is her German partner-in-crime Max Winter – a classic extrovert. Both seek to solve […]

Show of the week: ‘The Curse Of The Vologne’

Documentary series The Curse Of The Vologne (4 x 45 minutes) centres on one of the most high-profile, shocking and unsolved murders in recent French history. In October 1984, the body of four-year-old Grégory Villemin was dragged from the Vologne River in remote Eastern France, his wrists and ankles bound in the manner of a […]

Show of the week: ‘Wrong Kind of Black’

Set in 1960s and 1970s Australia, Wrong Kind Of Black (4 x 13-22 minutes, 1 x 60 minutes) tells the life story of Boori Monty Pryor, who became one of the country’s hottest DJs. Dubbed ‘The Black Superman’ at the height of the disco period, Monty was spinning discs in Melbourne at a time of […]

Show of the week: ‘Diary Of An Uber Driver’

In his 20s and in debt after a series of bad career choices, Ben Phillips signed up to become an Uber driver in Sydney to make money – and then started what became a very popular blog about his experiences and the people he met. An e-book deal with Harper-Collins followed in 2016, and his […]

Show of the week: “Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty”

Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty is the newest Nick show focusing on Felicity – a part- rainbow, part-butterfly, part-unicorn kitty with superpowers. The 2D animated mash-up show follows Felicity and best friend Miguel, as they take on every challenge that arrives in the magical land of Mythlandia. Felicity can shoot glow sticks from her paws, lasers […]

Show of the week: The Murders

Distributor: APC Studios Producer: Muse Entertainment Broadcaster: NBCUniversal International Networks (Europe, Africa), Citytv (Canada) Logline: A female-led procedural starring Gotham’s Jessica Lucas The Murders is Muse Entertainment’s latest procedural drama focusing on homicide detective Kate Jameson, played by Gotham’s Jessica Lucas, and detective Mike Huntley, as they navigate the case of a mysterious killer who […]

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