TV News: Who, Broad, Hannibal

Doctor Who
Jenna-Louise Coleman has confirmed that she is signed on to return for the eighth season as her companion character Clara Oswin Oswald. Filming on the 50th anniversary special will begin shortly.

Production on the show is taking a break over the Summer, while Smith films his role in Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut “How to Catch a Monster”. Filming on this year’s Xmas special and an eighth season is expected to commence in September. [Source: Den of Geek]

Broad City
Comedy Central has given a ten-episode series order to the Amy Poehler-produced “Broad City”. The show will target a 2014 premiere.

An adaptation of Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer’s digital series, the story follows two friends in New York City (Jacobson, Glazer), navigating their way through the minutiae that is life. [Source: Deadline]