Being Human scoops Writers’ Guild Awards
New drama series Being Human has scooped the Best Television Drama award at the recent Writers’ Guild Awards in the UK, beating out the likes of Doctor Who to take the title. Coronation Street continued its dominance over the Continuing Drama category while mini-series Occupation picked up Best Short-Form Drama.
BBC and Discovery to make history series
BBC and Discovery Channel have teamed up for a new show centring on world history. The series, entitled History Of The World, will focus on the major turning points from the past with host Andrew Marr. The eight-part series will screen sometime in 2012 on BBC Two.
Lost actor joins new J.J. Abrams series
Former Lost actor Jorge Garcia has been signed on for J.J. Abrams’ new TV project Alcatraz. Garcia, who played Hurley on Lost, has been cast as Dr Diego Soto in the new series which centres on the infamous San Francisco prison.
Children In Need dominates I’m A Celebrity
I’m A Celebrity’s audience plummeted on Friday night due to the BBC coverage of Children In Need. The ITV1 show pulled only 6 million from 9pm compared to the 9.1m that watched BBC One’s special.
Grey’s Anatomy to do musical episode?
Several reports are suggesting that the makers of Grey’s Anatomy are planning a musical episode of the drama series. It is understood that the episode will air in the second half of the show’s current season in the US.