UK TV

UK TV: BRAND NEW DRAMA ‘YOUNGERS’ COMING SOON TO E4 (TRAILER)

Set in South-East London, eight part drama Youngers follows a group of friends coping with teenage life and working to launch a music career. Youngers tells the story of Yemi an honour student and aspiring  producer, and his best friend Jay, who enters a local music competition after failing  his GCSEs. The first episode airs on March 20th at 7.30pm on E4 @madnewsblog Well of course they wanna make it in the music biz. What else would they bother making a whole series about. *sigh* — Cass Denton []

UK TV: CNN DOCUMENTARY (FULL) – WHO IS BLACK IN AMERICA?

CNN’s documentary ‘Who Is Black In America’ aired here yesterday. Check out the documentary in full below. What defines you? Maybe it’s the shade of your skin, the place you grew up, the accent in your words, the make up of your family, the gender you were born with, the intimate relationships you chose to have or your generation? Soledad O’Brien discusses her new documentary, “Who is black in America?” and its look at the issue of colour. … [from mark 3:00] []

UK TV: CNN DOCUMENTARY – ‘WHO IS BLACK IN AMERICA?’

The documentary ‘Who Is Black In America’ originally aired on CNN on December 9th 2012. It will now air here in the UK tomorrow (January 14th) on CNN  at 2am and 10am. What defines you? Maybe it’s the shade of your skin, the place you grew up, the accent in your words, the make up of your family, the gender you were born with, the intimate relationships you chose to have or your generation? Soledad O’Brien discusses her new documentary, “Who is []

UK TV: TOP BOY OPEN CASTING AUDITIONS CANCELLED / MET POLICE CONFIRM “NO REPORTS OF VIOLENCE”

Several days ago I posted news about the questionable up and coming Top Boy open casting call. UPDATE: Open casting auditions for the second series of the Channel 4 drama Top Boy have been cancelled. From what I hear via the Twitter streets hundreds of young people turned up to the open casting call today at Hoxton Hall in North London. The police then arrived to help disperse the crowd and now the auditions have been shut down. Those tweeting false information about #topboy auditions are doing a disservice []

UK TV: ‘EASTENDERS’ KIM FOX SPINOFF CONFIRMED

Tameka Empson is just going from strength to strength. Digital Spy reports that Empson’s ‘Eastenders’ character Kim Fox will feature in her own spinoff titled The B&B. The mini-episodes will take the style of a reality-documentary focusing on Kim’s B&B business and Empson has written the scripts for each episode herself. The B&B will launch on Friday, October 12 on the official EastEnders website. New episodes will go live each Friday from then, with the fourth and final edition released on November 2. … Love []

UK “REALITY” SHOW CIRCUS NEWS: CLUBLAND UK COMING TO SCREENS SOON…

Last month news hit the internet that the UK spin-off to the hit US structured “reality” show Love & Hip Hop was going to be coming to our screens soon and it was going to be called… wait for it…. Love & Hip Hop UK (click here to read). Then it all went quiet. But it has now been announced that the show will be called Clubland UK and according to the Twitter account: Love & Hip Hop Producers presents to you []