Articles about Wentworth
Sky Deutschland’s latest scripted commission, Eight Days, is part of a heavyweight investment in original drama designed to combat competition from Netflix and Amazon.
As Prison Break returns to television after an eight-year absence to bolster the line-up of jail-set dramas on air, DQ explores why viewers love to lock themselves up with convicts.
2017 looks set to be another exciting year for drama, with Discovery’s Manifesto and BBC/FX’s Taboo coming through, written by Andrew Sodroski and Steven Knight respectively.
Starz series Power has just posted record-breaking ratings – and has been rewarded with a two-season renewal. Elsewhere, buzz is building around the new Star Trek TV series and forthcoming murder drama Loch Ness is already selling well.
Prison dramas continue to excite broadcasters and platforms, with Wentworth securing a new format deal this week. Also, there are plans for a Diego Maradona biopic, an X-Men TV spin-off and a new comedy from Big Bang Theory creator Chuck Lorre.
Australian viewers have embraced short-run dramas but are less receptive to new local series this year. DQ investigates the drama landscape down under.
As The Americans finds a new home on ITV Encore, just how important is finding the right slot and channel for a new drama series? Meanwhile, viewers fail to show up for C4’s Witnesses and Syfy’s Sharknado sweeps social media.
Viewers are doing time with two dramas set inside women’s prisons, but is there room for both Wentworth and Orange is the New Black?