Friday’s “Jamie Bamber pilot, Michael Sheen masters sex, and Munsters are not Munsters” news

Film

British TV

  • BBC1 commissions series based on PG Wodehouse’s Blandings, starring Timothy Spall and Jennifer Saunders
  • S4C lobbies for investment in online-only content [subscription required]
  • Midsomer Murders gets more than 6m viewers

US TV

  • Munsters remake to be called Mockingbird Lane
  • Lost‘s Ken Leung joins Sarah Silverman comedy
  • ABC Family renews The Secret Life of the American Teenager, picks up new Baby Daddy
  • Jamie Bamber to star in Chelsea General
  • TV Land renews The Exes
  • FX developing comedy starring Dana Gould
  • NBC orders JJ Abrams/Eric Kripke’s Revolution
  • Michael Sheen, Lizzy Caplan to star in Masters of Sex