BBC Two Reveals Exciting New Commissions
BBC Two Controller Kim Shillinglaw has unveiled several new and exciting commissions for the channel, which last week lifted the crown for most ABC1 consumers of the top five channels.
Him & Her creator Stefan Golaszewski will be back with new sitcom Mum, about a recently widowed mother in her late fifties attempting to rebuild her life alongside her family.
US animated comedy Family Guy will make the move from BBC Three to BBC Two for its 13th series. This comes before the show’s move to ITV2 for its fifteenth series in Autumn.
The Honorable Woman creator Hugo Blick will pen a new moral drama set in Africa.
Bikers with big hearts The Hairy Bikers will front a new show in which 30 retired people will visit a secondary school to teach the children in return for company.
BBC Two has commissioned The Great British Pottery Throw Down, a six-part competition show to find the best potter. Sara Cox will present. It follows the success of The Great British Bake Off.
Speaking of Bake Off, presenter Sue Perkins will front a new documentary titled Himalaya with Sue Perkins, in which she will travel across the world’s most famous mountain range.
Other documentaries include Japan: Earth’s Enchanted Islands, Atlantic: Earth’s Wildest Ocean and This World: Children Of The Gaza War.