IN THE KNOW
WITH ANDREW FENTON
PRESTO’S deal with NBCUniversal means viewers will be able to get up to speed with 30 Rock, Mrs Brown’s Boys, Parks and Recreation, Bates Motel,
Grimm and Heroes.
PRODUCTION has begun in Sydney on season two of
Black Comedy, starring Steven Oliver and Aaron Fa’aoso ( both above), to screen next year on the ABC.
SCHLOCKY but fun zombie series Z Nation returns to SyFy on Saturday at 8.30pm, fast- tracked from the US.
THE ABC has picked up BBC One’s Agatha Christie drama
Partners in Crime, starring
a straight- faced David Walliams ( Little Britain)
and Jessica Raine ( Call the Midwife).
FILMING on the ironically
titled Happy Valley season two has kicked off with Catherine ( Sarah
Lancashire) on the trail of another serial killer.
CARRIE Keagan ( Reno 911!) has been cast as the female lead in the ageing boyband zombie western
Dead 7 for SyFy – which stars members of Backstreet
Boys and NSYNC and is from the makers of Sharknado.
UKTV’s Gold Channel ( a pay TV channel in Britain) has greenlit a new hour- long hotel- based comedy called
Do Not Disturb starring Catherine Tate.
HULU has ordered a halfhour comedy pilot called
Future Man from Seth
Rogen and Evan Goldberg ( both above) about a cleaner who is tasked with stopping our extinction.