The channel has secured exclusive rights to Tie Break Tens, a “fast-paced” short format of tennis in which each match is a first-to-ten point tie break. Every tournament awards a winner-take-all cheque after a single, four-hour session of super-charged high-pressure tennis.
Shaun Evans returns as the recently promoted Detective Sergeant Endeavour Morse in the six feature-length films which are due for transmission next year.
The series focusses on “deluded” Simon Porter who dreams of passing his medical exam and becoming a doctor – but by starting at the bottom, and becoming the best porter the NHS has ever seen.
In recent years the broadcaster’s mix of drama, comedy, entertainment and lifestyle channels have commissioned a raft of original content including Matt Forde’s political chat show Unspun, Dara O Briain’s Go 8 Bit, and the new Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais sitcom, Henry IX.