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ITV Studios Australia makes key hires, promotions

ITV Studios Australia has announcesda number of changes to its senior creative and production teams. In the editorial team, Beth Hart has been promoted from Head of Content to Chief Content Officer. In her elevated role, Hart will oversee the creative process across the entire production slate, including some of ITV’s biggest formats I’m A […]

September 11, 2023

ITV commission Big Zuu’s 12 Dishes in 12 Hours

ITV has announced a new entertainment commission hosted by double BAFTA award winning broadcaster, artist and TV chef Big Zuu. Big Zuu’s 12 Dishes in 12 Hours will air on ITV1 and ITVX in 2024 and is co-produced by Twofour and Zuu’s new TV production label Big Productions. In this new six part series the multi-hyphenate Big Zuu will take both viewers and […]

August 17, 2023

ITV Studios becomes Associate Member of TAP

ITV Studios has become an Associate Member of the TV Access Project (TAP), as part of its wider commitment to make the TV industry more accessible for Disabled talent. In addition, Bethany Matthews has been appointed as ITV Studios’ first in-house Access Coordinator. The appointment of Matthews as Access Coordinator will help to ensure that […]

August 16, 2023

ITV H1: Digital revenue up 24%

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has released half-year results that show ITV Studios revenues up 8 per cent and digital revenue up 24 per cent, offsetting a decline in linear advertising revenues. “The continued momentum behind ITV’s strategic transformation delivered strong growth in Studios and Digital revenues in the first half of the year, largely offsetting […]

July 27, 2023By Colin Mann

ITV celebrates Barbara Knox with 90th Birthday Special

Coronation Street royalty Barbara Knox will celebrate her milestone 90th birthday with a special one off documentary coming to ITV1 and ITVX later this year. The street stalwart, who has played the iconic Rita Tanner continuously for over half a century, will join Bradley Walsh as she looks back on the highlights from an illustrious […]

July 5, 2023

ITV Studios, VBG launch The Voice Studios

ITV Studios and The Virtual Brand Group (VBG) have launched The Voice Studios, an immersive virtual experience based on the hit series The Voice that allows fans to go on a musical journey to find their voice, just like the contestants on the show. The Voice Studios, which is free for everyone worldwide, offers fans […]

May 12, 2023

Bonafide Films distribution deal with BBC Studios

Bonafide Films has agreed a development and distribution deal with BBC Studios, the BBC’s commercial production and distribution arm. The production outfit behind RTS and BAFTA winning Mood, will benefit from a deal with BBC Studios that sees an investment into the production company’s development slate and also gives BBC Studios a first look agreement […]

May 10, 2023

ITV Studios renews content deal with TVNZ

ITV Studios and Television New Zealand (TVNZ), New Zealand’s largest television network, have announced the renewal of the partners’ long-standing first-look output deal, gaining exclusive access to ITV Studios’ upcoming programming across genres, including drama, entertainment, factual entertainment and documentaries. In addition to the output deal, marquee brand Love Island and its three English language […]

May 5, 2023

Big Talk rebrands as Big Talk Studios

Big Talk Productions, the independent TV production company behind multi-award winning shows has rebranded to Big Talk Studios.  The company says the new name reflects the its evolution into a Global Studio to provide a comprehensive range of disciplines to support the creation, production and exploitation of original premium television and genre bending film.   The […]

April 25, 2023

ITV Studios signs drama deal with Nordic broadcasters

ITV Studios has announced a slew of new sales in the Nordics across its drama slate. The deal, which closed at the ITV Studios’ Drama Festival, part of the third annual London TV Screenings, sees five major Nordic public broadcasters: SVT in Sweden, NRK in Norway, YLE in Finland, DR in Denmark and RUV in […]

March 9, 2023