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ITV confirms start date for Michelle Keegan love story drama ‘Tina and Bobby’

Our Girl star Michelle Keegan’s new ITV drama Tina and Bobby will begin on ITV later this week. Written by Lauren Klee (EastEnders, Waterloo Road), the new three-part drama series tells the story of England and West Ham legend Bobby Moore’s life with his childhood sweetheart, Tina Dean, from their humble beginnings to the dizzy...

‘Tracey Ullman’s Show’ return date confirmed for Season 2

Tracey Ullman’s Show is back on BBC One next month for a second season. Featuring a mix of sketches, celebrity impressions and songs, the comedy series launched in January 2016 and saw Tracey Ullman return to BBC One after a break of 30 years, with a consolidated audience of over 4 million viewers. Buy Season 1 on DVD on...

UK start date confirmed for ’24: Legacy’ reboot

The brand new season of 24 will air in the UK just over a week after its US debut. Introducing Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton) as the show’s new lead, following the departure of original star Kiefer Sutherland, 24: Legacy is from Emmy® Award-winning executive producers Howard Gordon (Homeland) and Brian Grazer (24). Featuring the same real-time...

‘Midsomer Murders’ return date confirmed for Season 19

The new season of Midsomer Murders will begin on ITV later this month. Neil Dudgeon returns as DCI Barnaby, joined by newcomer Nick Hendrix (Marcella, The Crown) as DS Jamie Winter. Hendrix commented earlier this year: “I’m genuinely thrilled to join this bastion of British TV. It’s a real privilege to be part of a hugely successful and much loved show...

‘Birds of a Feather’ Christmas special details and air date revealed

ITV has released new story hints for this year’s Birds of a Feather Christmas special. The sitcom, which originally ran for nine seasons between 1989 and 1998 on BBC One, was revived by ITV in January 2014 and became ITV’s most successful comedy launch in over a decade. Buy the complete original series box set on Amazon here....

‘Inside No. 9’ return date confirmed for ‘The Devil Of Christmas’

Reece Shearsmith has announced when the first ever festive episode of Inside No. 9 will be shown. Written by and starring Shearsmith with Steve Pemberton, BBC Two’s anthology comedy series launched in February 2014 and is returning for a third season this winter. Buy Season 1 on DVD on Amazon. Buy Season 2 on DVD on Amazon. ‘The...

CBBC confirms air date for ‘Hank Zipzer’s Christmas Catastrophe’

CBBC’s feature-length festive special of Hank Zipzer arrives next month. Executive producer Anne Brogan previously commented: “Hank’s Christmas Catastrophe will give the audience everything they love about the TV series – big laughs and big emotional moments – with the additional sparkle of a Christmas romance for Hank and the birth of a baby brother.” Hank Zipzer’s Christmas...

‘No Offence’ returns to Channel 4 for second season in January

Channel 4 has confirmed that the new season of No Offence will begin in January. Joanna Scanlan (DI Vivienne Deering), Elaine Cassidy (DC Dinah Kowalska) and Alexandra Roach (DS Joy Freers) will be back for seven new 60-minute episodes on Channel 4. They’ll be joined in Season 2 by Him & Her star Sarah Solemani as hyper aspirational new boss, Detective Superintendent...

ITV confirms air date for last ever episode of ‘Vicious’

Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi will return to ITV next month for one final episode of Vicious. The sitcom launched on ITV in April 2013 and will end with an extended hour-long special. Buy the complete Season 1-2 box set on Amazon here. Split into seasons, viewers will follow newly married couple Freddie Thornhill (Ian McKellen) and Stuart...

BBC One confirms start date for Tom Hardy drama ‘Taboo’

Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight’s major new series Taboo will launch on BBC One in the new year. Produced by Ridley Scott and based on an original story by Tom Hardy and his father, Chips Hardy, the eight-part period drama began filming in London last November. The first episode of Taboo will air on Saturday 7 January 2017...