BBC and HBO’s His Dark Materials to return for a third series

The third part of Philip Pullman’s original trilogy of novels will form the basis of the series. Entering production in Cardiff in 2021, the third series will star Dafne Keene…

Lux Vide to reboot ‘Sandokan’ with Turkish actor Can Yaman

Lux Vide, the production house behind Leonardo, Devils and Medici, has announced a new international production set to start in 2021, Sandokan. From an idea of producer Luca Bernabei, inspired by…

Lux Vide launches new podcast division

Lux Vide has announced the creation of a new podcast label with a slate of projects already under development, as part of a new partnership agreement with RTL, one of Italy’s…

Taskmaster podcast to return for second series

The official Taskmaster Podcast notched up 1.5m downloads for its debut series, securing it a return in 2021 hosted by S9 Taskmaster champ Ed Gamble. Produced by the creators of…

Channel 4 reveals regional viewing habits and boost in viewers

Analysis of Channel 4’s All 4 data has revealed a number of regional viewing habits: Gogglebox – currently on its 16th and highest rated series – brought a smile to…

The Nag’s Head from Only Fools and Horses tops Nation’s favourite on-screen pub poll

Liberty Games has conducted a survey to find out the nation’s favourite on-screen boozer, as well as analysing the price of a pint, the location and the IMDb score of…

Lorraine Kelly talks Christmas and tough 2020

Ahead of her Christmas Day show, Lorraine Kelly opens up about an extraordinary year, missing hugs and how her little dog Angus has helped her through tough times in 2020.…

Bill Bailey on nearly setting fire to the Strictly set and winning show

Strictly 2020 stars Ranvir Singh and Bill Bailey were reunited on Lorraine this morning. Bill video called in to the show and spoke to host Ranvir about winning this years’…

Top female soccer stars set to feature in Rakuten TV’s Champions

Rakuten TV has announced the commission of an original documentary series, Champions, featuring six 30-minute episodes that will follow the success stories of the world’s leading female soccer players. Six…

Bill Bailey triumphs in Strictly Come Dancing 2020 final

The comedian and his professional dance partner Oti Mabuse were crowned champions as this years’ series had its grand finale.  Maisie Smith and Gorka Marquez, HRVY and Janette Manrara and…