Chernobyl based on powerful real-life events, is to be the first commission from Sky and HBO’s high-end drama partnership.
A round-up of recent entertainment and television news with ATV Today’s Mike Watkins.
The Leftovers final series begins tonight on Sky Atlantic.
HBO and Sky this week announced a partnership in the production of high-end drama series.
Sky and HBO have extended their relationship by agreeing a new deal that will make Sky Atlantic the home of HBO programming in Europe. The new deal means that Sky will have the exclusive rights to broadcast first-run HBO programmes in Germany, Austria and Italy until 2020, bringing those markets in line with the UK & Ireland.
The debut episode of drama Vinyl will air on HBO in America and Sky Atlantic in the UK at the same time, when the series launches early next year.
A joint production between Sky, HBO and Canal + will see an eight part drama series, The Young Pope, begin filming this summer.
The fifth series of Sky Atlantic’s Game of Thrones will premiere on the channel in April the broadcaster has announced.
This December HBO’s acclaimed mini-series Olive Kitteridge will screen on Sky Atlantic.
Period drama The Knick is to air in the UK on Sky Atlantic the broadcaster has announced.