The pilot episode was broadcast at 9pm on 18 February 2008 as part of the re-branding of BBC Three along with several other pilots (including West 10 LDN). Danny Cohen, the controller of BBC Three had stated at the winter 2008 season launch that a full series from either one or two of these pilots; the other to be commissioned was Phoo Action.
An online petition lobbying BBC Three commissioning editors to greenlight a full series was set up by a journalist from the Reading Chronicle newspaper as part of a review of the show. The article and petition drew traffic from across the world and with the latter now having been signed by over 3,000 people.
The BBC announced on April 24, 2008 that a six episode series of the show had been commissioned. However, the three leads have not yet been confirmed for the full series, apparently because of scheduling conflicts. .Russell Tovey has been confirmed to return, however Guy Flanagan and Andrea Riseborough will not be returning.