Friday’s “First Day of Advent” news



British TV

  • BBC3 commissions and re-commissions series including Him & Her
  • The South Bank Show to return on Sky Arts
  • DCI Banks to get a second series [subscription required]
  • David Morrissey to star in C4 riots drama [subscription required]
  • Sue Perkins developing a comedy-drama [subscription required]

Canadian TV

  • YTV developing Dark Horse
  • Netflix acquires The Hour


  • SK

    Um, the first day of Advent was Sunday just gone.

  • MediumRob

    “Um, the first day of Advent was Sunday just gone.”
    I go by what my Advent Calendar says.

  • Stu

    More to the point, it’s Thursday.

  • My wishful thinking strikes again

  • Thanks, Rob, for scaring the living shit out of me when this title came in on RSS.

  • Belatedly: BBC recommissions stuff and they say nothing about The Fades? *sniff*