Thursday’s “US Braquo remake, Shatner’s World and new BBC dramas” news


British TV

  • Tuesday ratings: Body of Proof starts with 1.7m viewers on Channel 5
  • 61% of BBC shows are repeats
  • Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid to star in rom-com Antony and Cleopatra
  • Dennis Lawson joins New Tricks
  • Sean Bean to star in The Accused
  • BBC announces five new dramas including The Moonstone, Truckers, War of the Roses, Room on the Broom and The Secret of Crickley Hall, casts Hayley Atwell in Restless, renews Death in Paradise for a second series
  • Victoria Wood to write another 90-minute film for BBC1 [subscription required]
  • Channel 4 to launch a repeats channel? [subscription required]
  • BSkyB axes Current TV


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