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BritBox orders Murder in Provence

BritBox UK and BritBox North America have announced that the global streamer has commissioned its first pan-territory original with mystery series Murder in Provence from Monumental Television. Starring Roger Allam, Nancy Carroll and Keala Settle, and based on the books by M.L. Longworth, Murder in Provence follows Antoine Verlaque (Allam), Investigating Judge in Aix-en-Provence, and […]

May 25, 2021

ITV commissions Cooking With The Stars

ITV, with co-funding by Marks & Spencer, has commissioned South Shore to deliver a new entertainment cooking competition called Cooking With The Stars. The series, transmitting this summer on ITV and the ITV Hub, will feature eight celebrities, each paired with an accomplished chef who will mentor, teach and take them from passionate amateur to […]

April 28, 2021

ITV Studios takes 51% stake in Apple Tree

ITV Studios has increases its stake in Danish production company, Apple Tree Productions, from 25 per cent to 51 per cent. The agreement will see the label, founded by Executive Producer Piv Bernth and former DR Deputy Head of Drama and producer Lars Hermann, become a more integral part of ITV Studios. Since its launch […]

March 1, 2021

ITV Studios appoints Asimus Minnbergh

ITV Studios has appointed Gisela Asimus Minnbergh to the new role of Executive Vice President, EMEA Sales & Distribution. The new hire sees the team grow from two EVPs – Greg Johnson current EVP, EMEA & Americas Sales & Distribution, and Augustus Dulgaro EVP, Asia Pacific Sales & Distribution – to three. She joins the […]

February 16, 2021

ITV Studios sells content to India  

ITV Studios has announced a raft of new sales in India totalling over 300 hours, from across its enviable scripted and non-scripted slates. A deal has been concluded with Lionsgate Play for World Productions’ forthcoming thriller Vigil, as well as Romulus, Cattleya, Groenlandia and Sky’s ambitious drama that reconstructs the epic tale of the founding of Rome. […]

December 4, 2020

ITV Studios sells content to Salto

ITV Studios has sold a range of French and English language drama to the recently launched French SVoD service, Salto. The platform which aggregates content from France Télévisions, TF1 and M6 for streaming, has acquired a range of premium scripted content produced by Tetra Media Studios, ITV Studios France (ITVS France) and Jeff Pope’s Factual […]

December 1, 2020

Younge named Non-Exec Director, ITV Studios

Pat Younge has been named as the new Non-Executive Director for the ITV Studios Board. An award-winning journalist and creative leader with 30 years experience working at major broadcasters in the UK and abroad, Younge takes up the role with immediate effect. Younge is currently the co-founder of and co-MD of Cardiff Productions, which he […]

November 18, 2020

ITV Studios partners with Korean format specialist

ITV Studios, a global creator, producer and distributor of programmes, and Something Special, Korea’s format and creativity-led, global content, development, production and distribution company, have agreed a deal which will see the two companies work together to create and develop new formats to take to the international market. Something Special is a new company which […]

October 6, 2020

ITV Studios unveils Fall Festival; shuns MIPCOM

ITV Studios has announced it will not exhibit at MIPCOM this October and will instead launch an extension to its Spring Drama and Formats Festivals. The inaugural ITV Studios Fall Festival, will be a series of virtual content and production sessions for buyers held over three weeks from September 14th. In addition to providing a […]

July 28, 2020

Pomper named CCO Global Entertainment at ITV Studios

Arjan Pomper has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Global Entertainment, ITV Studios. In this role he will oversee the day to day running of the divisions Format Sales, Global Content & Production and Global Music & Talent Agency. He joins ITV Studios from Media and Communication company Dentsu Aegis Network Belgium in […]

July 9, 2020