Wednesday’s “Vic and Bob’s new sitcom, bye bye BBC HD, The Bates Motel trailer & much pilot casting” news

Film

Film casting

Canadian TV

UK TV

  • Vic and Bob to star in new BBC sitcom
  • Gold commissions first studio sitcom, Us And Them
  • BBC 2 HD to replace BBC HD on all platforms from 26 March
  • Monday ratings: Black Mirror drops slightly

US TV

US TV casting

New US TV shows

New US TV show casting

  • Jason Lee to star in CBS’s Second Sight remake, Rachelle Lefevre to star in CBS’s Under The Dome
  • Maya Kazan joins The CW’s Company Town, George Segal joins ABC’s How The Hell
  • Kirk Ward to star in Amazon’s Zombieland
  • Mandy Moore to star in ABC’s Pulling remake, Eloise Mumford to star in ABC’s Reckless
  • Tate Donovan to co-star in CBS’s Hostages remake
  • Josh Hamilton to star in Bravo’s Rita remake
  • Greg Sulkin to co-star in Fox’s Delirium, Tricia Helfer to star in ABC’s Killer Women remake, Nestor Serrano to star in CBS’s The Ordained and Raza Jaffrey to star in ABC’s Gothica
  • Catherine O’Hara to co-star in Fox’s To My Future Assistant
  • Ari Graynor to star in CBS’s Bad Teacher adaptation
  • Michael Peña to star in Fox’s The List
  • Ramon Rodriguez to star in Fox’s Gang Related, John Ortiz to co-star in Fox’s Rake remake
  • Geoff Stults to star in Fox’s Enlisted