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Max, Showcase and Peacock — changes at Sky

Max, Showcase and Peacock — recent changes at Sky explained

Max, Showcase and Peacock — three changes at Sky announced this week In a mix of channel realignment, name changing and content changing, Sky has tweaked and improved its channel content. We explain just what’s going on. Sky Max and Sky Showcase On Wednesday, Sky revealed two new/rebadged channels: Sky Max and Sky Showcase. These … >

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Holding cast revealed

Holding cast revealed as Graham Norton adaptation starts filming

The Holding cast has been revealed as Graham Norton’s novel starts filming Brenda Fricker, Siobhán McSweeney, Charlene McKenna, Helen Behan and Pauline McLynn have been cast alongside Conleth Hill in ITV’s four-part adaptation of Graham Norton’s bestselling novel Holding. We reported on Holding when it was in pre-production and we’re delighted to see the cast details. … >

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Sweeth Tooth renewed for second season

Sweet Tooth renewed for a second season of eight episodes

Sweet Tooth is renewed for a second season and Netflix will bring eight more episodes of this popular show We’ve seen it grab good viewing figures in the Nielsens, and now Netflix has brought good news — Sweet Tooth is renewed for another season. Jim Mickle will serve as Executive Producer, Writer, Director and Showrunner … >

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ITV celebrates interim results six months

ITV celebrates improved half year figures, what next?

As ITV celebrates its half-year figures, we have a cautious look around to build a bigger picture You can see all of ITV’s results and their analysis / statements on their corporate site. We won’t just cut and paste, but will give their top level conclusions: A strong financial performance in the first half of … >

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iPlayer sets new records - stats for the first half of 2021

iPlayer sets new ratings records in the first half of 2021

Drama and sport fans helped as BBC iPlayer sets new records for the first half of the year in 2021 Programmes were streamed over 3.3 billion times between January and June this year, up 8% on the same period last year, and up a massive 59% on the same period in 2019 following huge growth … >

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Mandy commissioned for a second series

Mandy commissioned for a second series and filming has started

Diane Morgan’s comedy Mandy commissioned for a second series and first-look image revealed We’re great fans of just about everything Diane Morgan does (and list grows ever longer) and her BBC Two comedy Mandy is up there with the best of her work. We were therefore pleased to hear a second series of Mandy is already filming. Originally … >

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New Lucifer pictures in the spotlight season 6

New Lucifer pictures tease season 6, and we’ve still weeks to go

We’ve seven new Lucifer pictures released on social media for season 6 — what do they reveal or are they just teases? Lucifans are still digesting the SDCC 2021 start date reveal for Lucifer season 6, and now there are several new images to speculate over. We’ll go through them and suggest some ideas. The return of Daniel Espinoza … >

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Crime Britbox Irvine Welsh

Crime — BritBox reveals first-look images from Irvine Welsh drama

BritBox has unveiled a selection of initial images from Crime, the upcoming original thriller adapted from the best-selling novel by Irvine Welsh, which will wrap production in Edinburgh and Glasgow this month Set in Edinburgh and directed by James Strong (Liar, Broadchurch, and the forthcoming BBC drama Vigil) and David Blair (Isolation Stories, The Barking Murders), … >

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