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WEDNESDAY: Cuffs, BBC1’s first new pre-watershed drama series for eight years, started solidly with 4.2m viewers.
Tiger Aspect executives Will Gould and Frith Tiplady have been promoted to joint managing directors of the producer’s drama division.
Tiger Aspect Productions and New York-based Tenafly Film Company are developing a BBC2 and NBC drama about a group of vigilante Jews who fought fascism in Britain after World War II.
Diverse comedy writers will get the chance to work on a Tiger Aspect development as part of TriForce Creative Network’s second WriterSlam.
There is no agenda to our transgender comedy, but the issue still required sensitive treatment, says Margot Gavan Duffy
FRIDAY: The third series of BBC1 crime drama Ripper Street remained below 3m viewers as it hit its halfway point.
Tiger Aspect’s transgender sitcom created by Elliott Kerrigan and Simon Carlyle
FRIDAY: Ripper Street returned to BBC1 with a slot-winning audience, grilling ITV’s BBQ Champ at 9pm.
UKTV has agreed a deal with Amazon-owned digital audio service Audible to fund the third series of Crackanory.
First-time director and former rally driver Nick Rowland is in the hot seat for the climax of BBC1’s pacy crime series. Adrian Lobb visits him on set
Sky Atlantic has partnered with US network NBC and Fortitude producer Fifty Fathoms on a big-budget plague drama from the writer of The Imitation Game and the director of World War Z.
Amazon Prime Instant Video has continued its push into originations by commissioning a further two series of period crime drama Ripper Street.
THURSDAY: Fortitude’s finale helped Mad Med to its biggest ever audience on Sky Atlantic, as ITV’s latest factual series could not compete with Bear Grylls’ female castaways.
Fortitude is to return for another ten chilling episodes after Sky Atlantic renewed the arctic crime drama for a second series.
Tiger Aspect indie Fifty Fathoms has begun talks with Sky Atlantic about a second series of big-budget drama series Fortitude.
Phil Clarke, Myfanwy Moore and Ben Cavey reveal the successful ingredients of a hit comedy.
Ben Cavey’s fledgling label, Cave Bear Productions, has won its first piece of business - a short-form mini-series for Channel 4’s online platform Comedy Blaps.
The managing director on how a collaborative culture is delivering cross-genre shows and why she is excited by Endemol’s merger with Shine
Tiger Aspect head of comedy and entertainment Ben Cavey has launched his own label, which will specialise in developing sitcoms for up-and-coming comedy talent.
E4 has ordered a third and final series of comedy-drama My Mad Fat Diary.
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