Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
06/06/2007

Second Series Of 'The Tudors' Filming Underway

The second season of the major TV series 'The Tudors', starring Irish Golden Globe winner Jonathan Rhys-Meyers (Match Point), John Kavanagh (The Tiger’s Tail), Nick Dunning (Alexander) and Maria Doyle Kennedy (Tara Road) has started shooting in Ardmore studios.
'The Tudors' focuses on the turbulent early years of King Henry VIII's reign as King of England, and will shoot for approx 20 weeks in Ardmore Studios and key locations around Dublin and Wicklow. The budget of the series is €25 million with the Irish spend of the project expected to be in the region of €15 million.
The first series of 'The Tudors' which was broadcast on the Showtime channel in the US, opened to the largest audience ever received by a Showtime series in the history of the channel.
Produced by TM Productions and PA Tudors, with the support of Morgan O’Sullivan’s production company World 2000 Entertainment., it is an official Irish/Canadian co-production and is co-financed by Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board through the IFB international production fund.
(DS/SP)
Promotion Hire

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

18/12/2014
RTS Belgrade Upgrade Studios With Lawo mc²56
RTS has updated the audio systems in five of its studios, calling on local broadcast systems integrator Amisys, and a number of Lawo mc²56 mixing syst
02/12/2014
TV Production - Introductory Initiative To Launch At ITTP Conference
A new initiative to evaluate people entering the TV production industry is to be launched at the 2015 Conference of the Institute of Training in TV Pr
17/04/2007
The Tudors Gets Go-Ahead For Second Series
The major TV series ‘The Tudors’, starring Irish Golden Globe winner Jonathan Rhys-Meyers (Match Point), John Kavanagh (The Tiger’s Tail), Nick Dunnin
04/11/2014
Production News - RTS Announces Craft & Design Awards Shortlist
The Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced the shortlist for the RTS Craft & Design Awards 2013/2014. The winners will be announced at a ceremon
11/12/2014
Production News : BBC Commissions J.K. Rowling Crime Series
The BBC has announced that the Cormoran Strike novels, written by J.K. Rowling under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, will be adapted for a new televis
03/12/2014
RTS Announces Craft & Design Winners (Pt 1)
The Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced the winners for the RTS Craft & Design Awards 2013/2014. This year saw TV professionals competing in
01/10/2007
Irish Filmmaking Receives €2 million Boost
Minister for Arts, Sport & Tourism Séamus Brennan has announced additional funding of €2 million to Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board's (I
09/12/2014
Clear-Com Ships LQ Series
Clear-Com is now shipping the LQ series, a new family of connectivity devices for linking intercom and audio systems over LAN, WAN or IP networks. LQ
17/09/2007
Two Emmy Wins For Tudors Irish Crew
Two members of the Irish Film industry recently picked up Emmys for their work on the television series 'The Tudors' in LA. Joan Bergin, who has worke
30/10/2014
Production News - RTÉ Announces Successful Storyland Series
RTÉ Drama and Bord Scannán na hÉireann - the Irish Film Board - have announced the commission of five new original dramas for the new season of Storyl
28/10/2014
Production News – CTV Spins Out New Comedy Series
CTV has announced that production is now underway in Toronto on 13 new episodes for the second season of Canadian scripted comedy Spun Out. Produced i
18/11/2014
Winners Announced For RTS North West Centre Awards
The Royal Television Society (RTS) North West Centre has announced the winners of its annual awards on 15 November at the Hilton, Manchester. The even
29/10/2014
Production News – Causeway Pictures Launch 'Irish Gothic' Label
Belfast's Causeway Pictures has announced the launch of its 'Irish Gothic' label, which will hone in on genre films that have taken inspiration from I
23/07/2007
Emmy Nominations And US Deal For Irish Film Talent
Four members of the Irish film and television industry have received Emmy nominations for their work on the first series of the hit TV series ‘The Tud
09/11/2006
Irish Film Boom As Funding Almost Doubles
According to figures published in the IBEC Audiovisual Report, Irish spend for film and television has increased from 96.9 million euro in 2005 to an