Canadian comedian Russell Peters stars in the brand new, four part comedy-drama The Indian Detective, directed by Sandy Johnson. Shot between South Africa, India and Canada, the series has it’s Canadian premiere on Thursday November 23rd at 9pm (ET/PT) on CTV – with a global release on Netflix to come this December. Check out this sneak peak trailer here.
On Halloween night, 1992, Ghostwatch – the infamous horror mockumentary from LSM writer Stephen Volk and director Lesley Manning – screened on BBC One and subsequently sent the nation into a panicked frenzy.
The New Statesman recently released this in depth retrospective article here. Keep an eye out over the Halloween period for more pieces, including one from the BBC themselves next week.
The brand new pre-school, puppet comedy series Wildwoods kicked off it’s run this past Monday, with upcoming episodes directed by Simon Gibney. The first series, comprising 26 eleven minute episodes, airs every day on RTÉjr at 8:30am and 4:00pm. Check out a trailer over on their Facebook page here.
It Should Have Been Me, the latest short film from director Emily Greenwood, is one of a handful of Halloween shorts from Sharon Horgan’s Merman Films for Sky. Commissioned by Sky Head of Comedy Jon Mountague and Comedy Commissioner Morwenna Gordon, the films will be released on-demand on 23rd October before airing on Sky Arts on the 31st.