Showing posts from November, 2011

BBC Three Lines Up Fresh Comedy And Diverse Factual Slate

From C21 Media:BBC3 lines up fresh comedy

BBC3 has unveiled a raft of new comedy, including three new series, two recommissions and six online pilots.

The new series for the youth-skewing UK diginet include Bad Education (6x30'), a Tiger Aspect production that stars comedian Jack Whitehall (Channel 4's Fresh Meat).

The other new commissions are: The Revolution will not be Televised (6x30'), a Hat Trick production dubbed by BBC3 controller Zai Bennett as "Newsnight meets Trigger Happy TV"; and Some Girls (6x30'), another Hat Trick show, this time about a group of teenage girls in an inner city London comprehensive school.

Returning to the channel is Big Talk-produced comedy Him & Her (6x30'), which has been commissioned for a third series. Pramface (6x30'), a BBC-Little Comet copro, has also been recommissioned for a second season, ahead of its first season run this winter.

The channel also confirmed that it has struck a new three-season deal for anoth…

Rockstar Games Unveils First Trailer For 'Grand Theft Auto V' Video Game

From Digital Spy:'GTA 5' debut trailer - watch

Grand Theft Auto V has been given its first trailer by Rockstar Games.

The debut trailer confirms reports that the game will feature a West Coast setting and includes landmarks such as the Las Puerta Highway, Mount Chiliad (from GTA: San Andreas) and VineWood Hills.

In-game footage includes crop-spraying, armed robbery, car chases and helicopter action, with homelessness and poverty a continuing theme.

The game's lead character talks about moving West to retire from his previous "line of work", before being sucked back into a life of crime.

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Grand Theft Auto V was unexpectedly announced by Rockstar last week.

Rumours of a Grand Theft Auto V reveal intensified earlier in the year after a Hollywood talent agency advertised for a number of roles working on a title codenamed Rush.

The announcement prompted a further flurry of rumours and speculation about the game's setting and characters.

Grand Theft Auto V i…