Friday’s “NBC and ABC’s renewals, Cougar Town moves and NBC and CBC’s new series” news


Canadian TV

  • CBC unveils 2012-3 season, including Cracked and Titanic: Blood and Steel, as well as the return of Arctic Air

UK/French TV

  • France’s Canal+ and Sky Atlantic to remake Sweden and Denmark’s The Bridge
  • Sky Arts orders Psychobitches, with Catherine Tate, Rebecca Front and Sharon Horgan, as well as a full series of Nixon’s the One with Harry Shearer, while Sky Living commissions The Spa by Derren Litten and Gates with Sue Johnston and Joanna Page
  • Next series of Top Gear postponed until 2013


US TV pilots

  • Luther creator to write NBC’s Republic of Pirates
  • NBC orders Do No Harm and Infamous