A selection of British TV news from the past week:
The BBC, ITV, and Channel 4 are working on an app to “rival Netflix” and other streaming services. When can I get it!?!?!
Black Mirror, season five: when will it be on Netflix?
Doc Martin, season 8: “Will likely hit PBS stations in 2019.”
BBC’s daytime drama hit Father Brown has been confirmed for a seventh season.
Acorn Media is doing a biopic about Benny Hill.
The BBC’s new His Dark Materials adaptation: casting news. (JAMES MCAVOY ALERT!)
New BBC series featuring Jim Sturgess: Hard Sun.
The Children Act: Trailer.
Ewan McGregor to star as the grown-up Danny Torrance (from the movie The Shining) in Doctor Sleep.
Lord of the Rings, The TV Version: Dominic Monaghan is open to reprising his hobbit role.
Fun new series at Anglotopia: A Day in the Life (of Charles Dickens, this time).
Have a great week, watching (British) TV!