BritBox International unveils ‘Death In Paradise’ spin-off amid new slate

BBC Studios (BBCS) and ITV-backed streamer BritBox International has unveiled a new slate of shows, led by a drama spun off from global bestseller Death In Paradise. Beyond Paradise is from Death In Paradise prodco Red Planet Pictures and explores what happened to DI Humphrey Goodman – played by Kris Marshall – after he left the […]

BBC renews thriller series ‘The Pact’ with all-new cast and story

UK pubcaster the BBC has commissioned a second season of Pete McTighe’s thriller The Pact, which has begun filming in Wales for BBC One. Produced by Cardiff-based Little Door Productions, this second season is a co-commission between BBC Drama and BBC Wales and will feature an all-new cast and story. It will debut later this […]

BBC One boards Wonderhood Studios’ Heathrow airport six-parter

BBC One in the UK has ordered a docuseries exploring the inner workings of Heathrow Airport, with one of the former stars of its 1990s hit Airport fronting the show. Inside The Airport is from UK-based Wonderhood Studios and will feature aviation expert Jeremy Spake as he returns to Heathrow to see how the airport […]

Show of the week: Green Planet

Natural history legend Sir David Attenborough is back on screens with this latest ambitious and high-end series as he guides viewers through an exploration of our planet from the perspective of its plant life. Travelling to the US, Costa Rica, Croatia and northern Europe, his globe-trotting journey will take in environments from deserts and mountains […]

BBC One welcomes The CW’s ‘Superman & Lois’

The BBC has acquired the UK premiere of Warner Bros. Television’s drama Superman & Lois. The show, which is based on the DC characters created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, will be stripped weekly for BBC One starting 4 December, with all episodes available via streamer iPlayer on the same day. Superman & Lois […]

BBC unveils Attenborough’s Mammoth special & Asia wildlife series

The BBC in the UK has ordered four new natural history series, including a David Attenborough-fronted show uncovering Britain’s biggest mammoth discovery in almost 20 years and a series exploring Asia’s wildlife. Attenborough And The Mammoth Graveyard (working title) follows Attenborough as he explores a gravel quarry in the UK to find out how the […]

BBC orders Jimmy Savile drama & Welsh coast docuseries

UK pubcaster the BBC has commissioned two new series – a scripted drama about disgraced British TV personality Jimmy Savile for BBC One and a natural history series for BBC One Wales. The Reckoning (working title) will star Steve Coogan (Philomena, Stan And Ollie) as the man who was once among the biggest stars on […]

BBC calls on Rare TV for daytime factual show ‘Expert Witness’

UK pubcaster BBC One has commissioned Expert Witness, a new 15-part BBC Daytime factual series exploring how expert witness testimony helped to solve some of the UK’s most complex crimes using forensic science. Produced by Belfast-based Rare TV, the series will come to BBC One in autumn, with each episode going behind the scenes of […]

Show of the Week: Accused

In a crime drama landscape populated by slow-burning whodunnits, Accused is a welcome respite; an anthology series focusing on ‘regular’ people who find themselves on trial for various crimes.

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