31 May 2012 7:37 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The fifth series of Primeval is to finally air on ITV1. The sci-fi drama's most recent run will premiere on June 16, producers Impossible Pictures have confirmed. The show was renewed for two more series by ITV and digital channel Watch in 2009. Under the joint agreement, ITV had first broadcast rights on Primeval's fourth series, with Watch then being able to air the episodes at a later date. Watch would then air the fifth series first - which it did between May and June 2011 - with ITV having second run rights. The six latest episodes - starring Andrew-Lee Potts, Hannah Spearritt and Ciarán McMenamin - will now air on ITV1 over a year after their first digital broadcast. The future of the original Primeval is currently unclear with no further episodes (more) »


- By Morgan Jeffery

Report a problem



Similar News Items

"Primeval" (2007)
Hannah Spearritt
Andrew Lee Potts (I)


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners