You Me & Them

Gold originals on UKTV’s £125m list

Five original scripted series for thematic UK network Gold will make up part of multichannel operator UKTV’s £125 million (US$196 million) programming budget in 2015. This is part of what UKTV is billing as “an unprecedented original scripted commissioning push” for Gold, which is known primarily as a ‘best of British’ channel. Director of commissioning […]

Hat Trick to introduce You, Me & Them to buyers

The sales arm of the UK’s Hat Trick Productions is heading to France to launch a new scripted comedy series, You, Me & Them. The Hat Trick-produced 6x30mins show stars Anthony Head (Merlin, Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Eve Myles (Torchwood, Frankie) as a couple whose burgeoning relationship is constantly threatened by their wacky families. […]

UKTV’s Watch moves into original drama with Red Planet series

UKTV-owned pay channel Watch is getting its first original scripted drama, with scriptwriter Tony Jordan’s indie attached to create a 10-part supernatural thriller. Legion will tell the story of a criminologist on a global search for a cure for his 10 year-old daughter’s inoperable brain tumour who is forced to make a deal with the […]