THIS WEEK IN TV

Entrances
Jonno Richards joins Talkback as first head of comedy (Broadcast)

Former Hulu Interim CEO joins Fullscreen (AdAge)

Jeremy Mills appointed Woodcut Media chairman (TBI)

Exits
Host leaves classic light entertainment show Bargain Hunt (Broadcast)

Announcements and Commissions
Closure of BBC 3 confirmed, linear plans announced (Televisual and BBC statement)

Amazon commissions first UK drama (Televisual)

China picks up The Only Way is Essex format (Broadcast)

And our TV pick of the week… get to know The Real here as the second series begins on Monday. This Vice original documentary series reveals the hard facts behind cultish Hollywood hits like True Detective and Weeds, but start on the particularly fascinating story of real life Mad Man George Lois. The second series will be hosted by newcomer Casey Feldman, and will delve deeper into The X Files and Better Call Saul among others.

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