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Channel 4, Showtime partner on comedy series

Channel 4 has announced the commission of a new comedy series called Entitled, starring Brett Gelman (star of Stranger Things and Fleabag) and created by Matt Morgan, who will both executive produce. The series is co-produced by Showtime in US, in association with All3Media International. Entitled follows Gabe – played by Gelman – an American widower who must get […]

June 1, 2022

Production begins on BBC/Sister’s The Following Events Are Based On A Pack Of Lies

The BBC and Sister have announced that production has begun on the five-part thriller, The Following Events Are Based On A Pack Of Lies – the first original series from sibling writing duo Penelope Skinner (Fresh Meat, Linda, Briony Hatch – a graphic novel) and Ginny Skinner (Briony Hatch – a graphic novel), with Robbie […]

April 21, 2022

National Theatre productions on Amazon Prime Video

Amazon Prime Video and National Theatre have announced a collaboration which will see four productions filmed by the National Theatre broadcast exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in the UK and Ireland from June 11th. The productions include the National Theatre’s Frankenstein, directed by Academy Award winner Danny Boyle and written by Nick Dear, in which […]

May 25, 2021

StagePlayer+ streaming service for the performing arts

Player+, the direct-to-consumer premium content aggregator and Easel TV, a SaaS provider of OTT streaming video services, are partnering to launch StagePlayer+, a new streaming service for the performing arts. StagePlayer+ is a streaming platform for theatres, concert venues, producers, rights holders, festival organisers, agencies and performers staging live or recorded online events, or with […]

February 10, 2021

Nominations revealed for The South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2020

Having faced one of their toughest years ever, a host of talent from across the arts industry is set to be celebrated next month at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards. Now in its 24th year, the annual ceremony will take place next month at the London Coliseum in a new, socially distanced format. The […]

November 23, 2020

BBC Three ‘disappears’ online

BBC Three’s audience has shrunk significantly since the channel went digital-only in 2016. Research service Enders Analysis charted viewing figures for the year before it went digital-only, with the year to November 2019. It said viewing of BBC Three content, including BBC Three programmes shown on other BBC linear TV channels, is down 72 per […]

September 9, 2020