Will this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special be Clara Oswald’s last outing? Showrunnner Steven Moffat has written the special, titled Last Christmas, and has hinted that it will finally answer whether or not Jenna Coleman will return next year for the ninth season alongside Peter Capaldi. Check out a new trailer for the Christmas special, which sees the Doctor and Clara trapped in an Arctic base under attack.
ITV have commissioned a new adaptation of Beowulf from James Dormer (Strike Back). The thirteen episode season will be an ‘epic re-imagining’ of the classic saga which tells of the legendary hero Beowulf hunting down a terrifying monster.
Thunderbirds are go! ITV have also renewed their Thunderbirds reboot for a second season, ahead of its first season premiere in 2015.
The Musketeers returns to BBC One in 2015 and a new trailer has been released. The second season sees the departure of Peter Capaldi’s Cardinal Richelieu and the arrival of Marc Warren (Mad Dogs) as new villain, Rochefort.
BBC One and Starz have renewed The Missing for a second season, following the conclusion of its highly successful first run. The new season will feature a whole new cast, location and storyline, but it’s expected that it will again feature dual timelines.
The first trailer for Last Tango in Halifax has also been released, ahead of its return on Sunday 28th December. Rupert Graves (Sherlock) joins the cast this season, which will see Alan and Celia’s happiness shaken when an old face from Alan’s past returns.
Though Broadchurch is about to return for a second season, its US counterpart, Gracepoint, is not faring as well. Fox announced this week that they would not be renewing Gracepoint for a second season after it failed to draw in a large audience.
And finally, Donald Glover may be headed back to our screens. FX has given the Community alum a pilot order for his new series Atlanta, about two cousins as they work their way up through the Atlanta rap scene. Glover will star as a college dropout who rediscovers his passion for rap, only to watch as his cousin becomes a breakout star.