ITV to order more The Suspicions Of Mr Whicher and Case Sensitive

ITVITV is expected to order second seasons of The Suspicions Of Mr Whicher and Case Sensitive.

Broadcast reports that both dramas are expected to be renewed by ITV following its decision to order a second series of Vera, it’s new Sunday evening detective drama starring Brenda Blethyn. The Suspicions Of Mr Whicher was something of a hit for ITV with 6 million viewers for the adaptation starring Peter Capaldi.

Case Sensitive, a two-part drama starring Olivia Williams and Darren Boyd, also performed well for ITV1. It managed to beat competition on BBC One in the form of Exile. Overnight ratings for Case Sensitive’s first episode revealed 5.1 million viewers compared to 4.1 million for Exile which starred John Simm. While the second part of Case Sensitive saw figures drop to 4.7 million viewers they still remained stronger than those for Exile.

It was also reported today that ITV is pushing ahead with adapting the final Poirot novels despite earlier reports it was axing the series. To read more on that story click here >>