Last year, BBC Three commissioned Talkback to produce three pilots fronted by comedian Luke McQueen in a bid to nurture him as a future face of the channel. However, the pilots did not go to plan and Luke has been protesting the decision to broadcast them ever since.
ITV2 has commissioned Shopping With Keith Lemon, from Talkback, part of Fremantle. The brand new 8x30’ series will see the irrepressible Keith Lemon (Celebrity Juice) let loose on his own chat show…but one with a difference.
BBC Two has commissioned a new two part series fronted by comedian and writer Sara Pascoe (Sara Pascoe Live: LadsLadsLads; Travelling Blind; Animal). In The Last Woman On Earth, from Talkback, part of Fremantle, Sara will travel the world on a mission to track down the world’s most endangered jobs in a bid to become a living filing cabinet of soon to be lost skills.
UKTV Original series Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier will return in 2019 for a second series, with an increased order of 10x60’ episodes, on UKTV’s award-winning comedy channel Dave.