Articles about Victoria
Nigel Lindsay and Catherine Flemming reveal the secrets of ITV period drama Victoria as the series, starring Jenna Coleman as the British monarch, returns for a second season.
The CW has signalled the end of its Mary Queen of Scots drama Reign – however, the TV industry’s interest in royal subject shows no sign of easing off. This week we look at some of the big franchises to have emerged in recent years.
Jenna Coleman tells DQ about leaving Doctor Who to become Queen Victoria in ITV’s hit period drama, which has been renewed for a second season in 2017.
Titles like Victoria, Timeless and Midnight Sun did good business at Mipcom, but there were also interesting format deals involving Japan, Ukraine and Argentina.
ITV’s hit period drama Victoria has been given a second season and looks like it is bedding in for a lengthy run. Also, a planned reboot for Magnum PI continues US TV’s IP-mining trend.
In the UK, ITV and the BBC can be well satisfied with the performance of their respective autumn dramas, Victoria and Poldark. Elsewhere, there are promising signs for Sky Atlantic, Canal+ and HBO copro The Young Pope and FX hip-hop comedy Atlanta.
Jenna Coleman swaps the TARDIS for Buckingham Palace in a forthcoming ITV period drama. DQ speaks to writer Daisy Goodwin and executive producer Damien Timmer about Victoria.
The nominations for this year’s Rose D’Or scripted categories are all UK shows. Andy Fry looks at some of the runners and riders.
As delegates fly home from MipTV in Cannes, Andy Fry looks back at the scripted series that attracted buyers’ attention during the week.
A feast of drama will be served in Cannes when MipTV hosts its first ever Drama Screening event next week. DQ previews the line-up and the rest of this year’s market.
With MipTV imminent, miniseries and serials continue to be a major focal point for many international buyers. This week we preview a dozen of the limited-run dramas that will attract attention at the Cannes market.
Steve November, drama director at ITV, promises a bigger drama slate over the next two years and wants to make the channel the ‘place of choice’ for established producers and fresh talent alike.
Showtime’s new series Billions attracted record ratings on its debut, the BBC’s Call the Midwife continues to captivate audiences and NBCUniversal analyses Netflix ratings.