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Armoza Formats is ITV Studios Israel production

ITV Studios has announced the expansion of Armoza Formats with its new production company, Armoza Productions. The Israeli-based content creators and distributors will now serve as the production arm of ITV Studios within Israel, producing all ITV Studios content in the future. The production company is already attached to produce the new season of ITV […]

March 2, 2022

ITV Studios makes multiple sales to CBC

ITV Studios has struck a major content deal with the CBC, Canada’s national public broadcaster, for a slew of Scripted and Non-Scripted titles, including Ten Year Old Tom, Bump Series 2 and Showtrial. The deal will also see the long-running soap Coronation Street extended, as well as a number of new dramas, comedies and factual […]

February 23, 2022

Clark named Director of Production ITV Studios

ITV Studios has announced that Julie Clark has been appointed to the role of Director of Production for its UK drama labels. Joining from Studio Lambert where she has been Head of Production for Drama since 2018, Clark will work specifically across ITV Studios’ drama labels which include Happy Prince, Jeff Pope’s Factual Drama, Patrick […]

February 16, 2022

ITV Studios, Samsung TV Plus channel partnership

ITV Studios is partnering with connected TV platform Samsung TV Plus for the first time to launch two brand new channels in Europe. The new FAST channels, free ad-supported streaming TV, with associated AVoD, include the following: Storylands – a brand new channel set to become the home for the best European drama, produced by […]

February 14, 2022

Quay Street Productions announces 5 new hires

Quay Street Productions, the Manchester-based production company launched by prolific multi-award-winning producer Nicola Shindler OBE in 2021, has made five new hires across production, development and business affairs, ahead of its first raft of productions. Richard Fee, Davina Earl, Chris Leach, Athena Stavrakis and Kate Boyle join the growing team as Executive Producer, Head of […]

January 26, 2022

Pomper named MD Global Entertainment at ITV Studios

Arjan Pomper has beenappointed as Managing Director, Global Entertainment ITV Studios, with immediate effect. With its catalogue of 285 formats, including some of the largest shows in the world such as The Voice, Love Island, The Chase, I Am A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!, Come Dine With Me and more, Global Entertainment is […]

January 11, 2022

Report: UK TV exports resilient despite pandemic

Global sales of British TV shows in 2020/21 suffered a small reduction of 3.3 per cent to £1.42 billion (€1.66bn), independent producers’ trade body Pact’s TV Exports report reveals. Despite the Covid-19 pandemic affecting production in the UK, producers were able to use their back catalogues to boost sales, with a third of all sales […]

December 20, 2021

ITV Studios to increase streaming hours

ITV Studios, the production arm of UK commercial broadcaster ITV, has revised its business expectations towards its 2026 expected trading. It suggests that it will double the already growing number of high-end streaming hours by 2026 from 200 hours to 400 hours. In essence, ITV Studios says it expects trading for 2022 to have recovered […]

December 10, 2021By Chris Forrester

cinch sponsors ITV Musical Game Show Walk The Line

cinch, the UK’s online car sales platform, will be the first-ever sponsor of new musical game show, Walk The Line, which starts on ITV and ITV Hub at 8pm this Sunday, and will air every night until its finale on Friday (December 17). The sponsorship covers idents on both broadcast and catch-up as well as […]

December 8, 2021

Lachkar named ITV Studios France CEO

Thierry Lachkar has been named as the CEO of ITV Studios France. He takes up the helm at the label with a focus on building and growing the company, which works with a numner of the biggest French TV broadcasters and platforms. Shows produced by ITV Studios France include The Voice, which saw a record-breaking […]

December 7, 2021