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Berry heads ITV Studios global commercial divisions

ITV Studios’ Chief Operating Officer David McGraynor has announced that Ruth Berry (currently Managing Director, Global Distribution) has been promoted to lead both of ITV Studios’ global commercial divisions. ITV Studios says that the bringing together of Global Distribution and Global Entertainment under a single leadership team, led by Berry, will enable it to “align […]

January 27, 2023

The Dry to stream on ITVX

ITV has announced that acclaimed comedy-drama series The Dry will become available on new streaming platform, ITVX, from March 23rd. The Dry features Roisin Gallagher as Shiv Sheridan who returns to Dublin after years of partying in London, sober and full of good intentions – but being back with her family makes staying on ‘the […]

January 18, 2023

Plimsoll Productions appoints Jackson

UK-based global content creator Plimsoll Productions, part of ITV Studios, has announced the appointment of formats and distribution executive Andrea Jackson as Creative Director of Factual Entertainment. She will report directly to CEO Grant Mansfield and will be joining the Plimsoll executive leadership group. In her new role, Jackson will develop, package and serve as […]

January 18, 2023

McMillon named Quay Street COO

Quay Street Productions, (part of ITV Studios), the Manchester-based production company founded by Nicola Shindler OBE, has appointed Samantha McMillon in the role of Chief Operating Officer. McMillon will work alongside Shindler as the new production company continues to see huge growth since its launch in 2021. McMillon previously built a relationship with Shindler while […]

January 9, 2023

ITV Studios sells dating format in Germany, Hungary

ITV Studios dating format Make Love, Fake Love, which debuted in the UK in 2021 as Ready to Mingle, is launching in Germany before the end of the year, with Hungary to follow in 2023. The format has, to date, been commissioned in three territories in total including the UK as the originating territory. In […]

December 19, 2022

ITV Studios acquires Lingo Pictures

ITV Studios has acquired a majority stake in the Australian production company, Lingo Pictures. Led by Helen Bowden and Jason Stephens, Lingo Pictures will be ITV Studios’ first-ever Australian scripted label. Bowden and Stephens will continue to head up the business based in Sydney. As part of the wider ITV Studios Group, Lingo will sit […]

November 2, 2022

Whip Media partners with ITV Studios

Whip Media, the leading enterprise software platform and data provider to the world’s largest entertainment organisations, has announced that ITV Studios, the international content creator, producer and distributor, will utilise Whip Media’s platform for performance tracking of its popular entertainment content, including the company’s growing FAST (free ad-supported streaming TV) channels. ITV Studios, a part […]

September 15, 2022

Stephenson launches scripted label within ITV Studios

Ben Stephenson, the drama producer and TV executive, is to launch a new transatlantic scripted label within ITV Studios. Stephenson’s label will be based in London and Los Angeles and will focus on premium drama. Since 2015 Stephenson has been Head of Television at J.J. Abrams’ television and film production company Bad Robot Productions in […]

July 12, 2022

Tomorrow Studios to adapt I Love You But I’ve Chosen Darkness

Tomorrow Studios, an ITV Studios partnership, has announced plans to adapt celebrated novel, I Love You But I’ve Chosen Darkness, written by Claire Vaye, for television. Emmy Award-winning director Stephanie Laing (Physical, Made for Love) will reteam with Tomorrow Studios (Physical, Snowpiercer), and with acclaimed screenwriter and author Alissa Nutting (Made for Love, Teenage Euthanasia) […]

June 20, 2022

I’m A Celebrity… for Mexico, Canada

ITV Studios’ hit format I am A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! has been commissioned for the first time in Mexico and French Canada, bringing the number of territories to have commissioned the format to 16. In Mexico the show is currently airing on Azteca produced by Acun, while Canada’s Quebecor Content has commissioned a […]

June 16, 2022