As the name gives away, the action begins in London, where the British Prime Minister has passed away under mysterious circumstances. His funeral is a must-attend event for leaders of the western world.
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.
Until recently, if you wanted to watch shows like Blue Bloods, True Detective and, of course, Game of Thrones, you had no alternative but to pay Sky, either through its main satellite business or its NOW TV streaming service. But that’s now changing…
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.
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.
Jason Manford is to host a new “fast-paced and funny” businesses show in which ordinary people risk their own money to invest in the bright ideas and small businesses of hopeful entrepreneurs.