Channel 5 announced the commission of All Creatures Great and Small, for a second series. Based on best-selling author James Herriot’s cherished and iconic collection of stories, the critically-acclaimed brand new adaptation from BAFTA and Golden Globe-winning production company Playground (Howards End, Wolf Hall) will return for a further six episodes, plus a Christmas special. MASTERPIECE on PBS in the US will co-produce and all3Media International is the global partner. The production will … [Read more...] about Channel 5 commissions ‘All Creatures Great and Small’ for a second series
The Garden, part of ITV Studios, has announced that Nicola Brown has been appointed as Director of Programmes. Brown will join Chief Executive Magnus Temple, Chief Creative Officer John Hay and Managing Director Nicola Hill to help grow and deliver The Garden’s expanding slate, which includes Channel 4 hits 24 Hours in A&E and 24 Hours in Police Custody, new shows for the BBC, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Nat Geo and the recent commission of the US version of 24 Hours in Police Custody, a … [Read more...] about The Garden appoints new director of Programmes and Head of Specialist Factual
LONDON – Viacom-owned UK terrestrial network Channel 5 (C5) is reviving the UK version of The Bachelor after a six-year hiatus. Casting is underway to find the UK’s most eligible single man to take part in a 10×60’ version of the Warner Bros format, which is due to air on C5 next year. The show has been commissioned by Sean Doyle, commissioning editor for factual at C5, and will be produced by Warner Bros-owned UK production company Ricochet. The Bachelor originated on … [Read more...] about C5 brings “The Bachelor” back to the UK
LONDON – UK broadcaster Channel 5 has ordered a new series from VICE Studios. Building on the success of VICE Studios’ production, Britain’s Cocaine Epidemic, Channel 5 has commissioned a new documentary series, Drug Wars for its flagship channel. Drug Wars (4x60’) will look at prolific drug use across the UK, offering revealing and strong actuality-led stories and candid insight from users, as well as their families – along with the medical support and police trying to stem the … [Read more...] about Channel 5 commissions new series from VICE
LONDON — Independent UK production company Nevision has secured a third season commission for its hit animated show Floogals from co-production partner Universal Kids, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment’s kids network. Channel 5’s Milkshake!, the commissioning broadcaster in the UK for seasons 2 and 3 will TX the second season with a British-voiced version. Floogals is a ground-breaking mix of photo-real CGI, and live action. Fleeker, Flo and Boomer are pocket-sized alien adventurers … [Read more...] about Universal Kids commissions third season of Nevision’s “Floogals”
DUBLIN– 9 Story Distribution International is pleased to announce that it has licensed the new animated children’s series LUO BAO BEI (52 x 11’) to Channel 5’s Milkshake! in the UK. The show will launch on the popular pre-school television block on May 2018. In the UK Luo Bao Bei’s father will be voiced by British national treasure Gok Wan, the fashion expert, award-winning TV presenter and author. The show is penned by acclaimed British writer Dave Ingham (Shaun the Sheep, … [Read more...] about 9 Story Distribution International Licenses LUO BAO BEI to Channel 5’s Milkshake!