UKTV’s Gold commissions new Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais comedy

Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais are returning to TV with a brand-new comedy set in the court of Henry IX, the fictitious, present-day King of the United Kingdom. The show is described as “the almost universal story of a middle-aged man trapped in his life… except this one just happens to be the reigning monarch” and has been commissioned by UKTV’s Gold channel.

Sky Arts to benefit from broadcaster’s new pan-European reach

Sky is to boost its arts programming by opening a dedicated production hub in Milan and the rolling out its Sky Arts channel to Germany and Austria. The hub will pool the broadcaster’s investment in arts and factual content, as well as creating pan-European cultural event programming, starting with Sky Arts Photographer of the Year in 2016.

Point Break remake gets first official trailer

Luke Bracey plays a young FBI agent tasked with infiltrating a team of thrill-seeking athletes suspected of carrying out a spate of crimes in extremely unusual ways, in this remake of Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze’s Point Break.