Ashes to Ashes is a British television drama series, which serves as a sequel to the 2006 series Life on Mars. It is a Kudos Film & Television production for the BBC, currently being broadcast on BBC One. It premiered on 7 February 2008 at 9:00 PM GMT. Philip Glenister, who plays Gene Hunt, has stated in an interview that the programme will run for at least two series. He added that he does not think any show featuring his character should be made afterwards.