Baghdad, 2003. Saddam has fallen and Baghdad lies at the centre of the coalition’s efforts to secure the region. Political insurgents battle, while the occupying forces seek to make the impossible possible – with no plan of how to achieve it. Baghdad Central is a brand new 6-part crime thriller from BAFTA nominated writer Stephen Butchard (The Last Kingdom, House of Saddam) based on the novel by Elliott Colla.
Shotglass Media, a part of FremantleMedia UK, has been commissioned by BBC Three to produce a full series of Eating With My Ex, which went out as a successful pilot last year.
Channel 4 features has commissioned a third series of the successful Grand Designs: House of the Year from Boundless (part of FremantleMedia UK), to be broadcast later this year. Kevin McCloud and his team of presenters will follow a selection of homes in the running for the RIBA House of the Year 2017 award, to find the winner of this prestigious architectural prize.
Sara Cox is going back to her farming roots in the hope of helping single people living and working in the countryside to find love with urbanites seeking their perfect partner - and a dramatically different lifestyle.
BBC Two has commissioned Great Indian Railway Journeys, a brand new series from Boundless, part of FremantleMedia UK. This follows the success of Great British Railway Journeys, Great Continental Railway Journeys and Great American Railroad Journeys, all presented by Michael Portillo.