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UK Headlines: Living Bags Nikita and Chase

...Living TV has made its first acquisitions under the management of BSkyB. The light entertainment channel, which airs Grey's Anatomy and Cougar Town, has bought the exclusive UK rights to the upcoming US series Nikita (a female assassin show) and Chase (a police show from CSI's Jerry Buckheimer). [The Guardian]

...Sherlock Holmes has proved himself popular once again: BBC One's modern day reinvention attracted 7.4 million--a whopping 28.5% share--to its debut episode last night, according to unofficial overnight ratings figures. That's almost two million more than the last Doctor Who finale, also written by Steven Moffat. [The Guardian]

...The BBC has finally decided on a One Show replacement for Christine Bleakley. Newcomer Alex Jones looks remarkably similar to her predecessor, a hiring tactic the corporation thankfully decided not to use for Adrian Chiles' replacement. [The Mirror]

...Classic rural series All Creatures Great and Small is being revived by the BBC after almost two decades. The three-part prequel, filmed in Glasgow, will dramatise vet James Herriot's student days. [Broadcast Now]

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