TV Series News

Read up on the latest news and stories from television shows filmed in and around the North of England and Scotland. From TV shows produced by the biggest broadcasters, through to programmes made by streaming platforms and independent production companies, find out all the latest news with Prolific North.

More people than ever will be spending most of their time at home in front of the TV - so the BBC has announced its timetable for programmes in the challenging period ahead, with the intention of entertaining the nation at its time of need.

Lime Pictures has optioned the story of breast cancer survivor Lauren Mahon with a view to developing a fictionalised account of her "incredible" story for TV.

ITV has announced that Cold Feet is to take another break - but say it is "definitely not farewell".

ITV has commissioned a new five-part surveillance thriller from Harry Bradbeer, the director behind Emmy-winning Fleabag, and screenwriter Ed Whitmore, best known for hit drama Manhunt.

ITV has commissioned a new six-part drama from Red Production Company that stars Keeley Hawes as a woman whose life is turned upside down by the sudden death of her husband.

Manchester's Gobstopper Television has been commissioned by Channel 4 to produce a new daytime series where homeowners will pit their interior design skills against each other.

A sixth series of Peaky Blinders seems to have been confirmed after the production team behind the hit BBC One drama established a base at studios in Manchester.

In The Style founder Adam Frisby (left)

Fashion "e-tailer" In The Style will be the subject of an upcoming six-part documentary series on BBC One and BBC Three, showing what goes on at its Manchester HQ as well as following the brand abroad.

Scarborough, BBC One's new comedy show that stars Jason Manford and is written and directed by Benidorm creator Derren Litten, is to air next week.

Classic drama series The Demon Headmaster is to be revived for CBBC.


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