Media weekly Broadcast publicises news of the Survivors remake confirmation in a brief news report: BBC to revive cult 1970s plague drama Survivors The BBC is making a modern version of cult 1970s drama series Survivors, writes Liz Thomas. The BBC1 show will be set in the present day but will follow the post-apocalyptic premise… Read More Broadcast reports on remake confirmation
The Forbidden Planet International blog reports on the BBC’s announcement that it will be remaking Survivors.
The advertising and marketing database Brand Republic has picked up on the BBC’s Survivors remake announcement, basing a short news story of the BBC Press Release. The full text of the article is only available to Brand Republic subscribers.
On 22 November 2007 the BBC News site confirmed that a new series of Survivors will soon enter production, following the successful conclusion of negotiations with the estate of Terry Nation for the rights. The new series will be made in-house by the BBC Drama Department, and will be executive produced by Sue Hogg. The… Read More BBC confirms new series of Survivors is green-lit