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ITV Studios makes 3 new Production Directors

ITV Studios has announced a number of senior production management appointments following a restructure. Three new Directors of Production will individually oversee UK Scripted, UK non-scripted and international production, supporting the creation of outstanding and distinctive content across all ITV Studios labels and indies. The new roles have been created alongside the decision by long-standing Director […]

October 20, 2021

Fred Media strikes partnership with ITV Studios Australia

Fred Media has struck a new partnership deal with ITV Studios Australia (ITVSA), which will see it acquire two of the production company’s most high-profile new series, Inside Central Station: Australia’s Busiest Railway, which will premiere on SBS on 12th September, and Australia Behind Bars, commissioned by Nine Network. These two access-driven documentary series will […]

September 8, 2021

ITV Studios unveils Fall Festival 2021

ITV Studios has unveiled its upcoming Fall Festival this autumn, building on the success of last year’s inaugural event, with tailored Non Scripted, Drama and Formats days. The hybrid festival, with a dedicated space for buyers to connect with the ITV Studios sales team, will allow customers to deep dive into its world-leading titles with […]

September 1, 2021

ITV backs 3 Studio 55 ventures 

ITV has announced the three successful media and entertainment businesses from the Studio 55 programme – Live Tech Games, Metavision and Woo. Announced last autumn, Studio 55 Ventures is a new collaboration with the strategy and innovation firm Founders Intelligence, which seeks to invest in new business ideas that are unique, solve identifiable consumer needs […]

July 26, 2021

ITV Studios backs Rollercoaster Television

ITV Studios is strengthening its entertainment production base with James Fox and Dom Waugh who will join later in the year to launch Rollercoaster Television, a new entertainment label to create and produce new formats for the UK and global markets. Currently heading up the entertainment division of Remarkable as Managing Director and Director of […]

June 15, 2021

ITV Studios acquires Great Barrier Reef doc

ITV Studios has added to its slate of blue-chip natural history programming by acquiring the international distribution rights to the Great Barrier Reef: The Next Generation, which follows a cast of young marine explorers on an immersive journey into the frenzy of life on the reef, showcasing one of the most incredible wonders of our […]

June 9, 2021

ITV Studios appoints NBCUniversal’s Shah

ITV Studios has appointed Kunal Shah to the role of Sales Director, South Asia. Shah joins after spending five years at NBCUniversal, where he worked as Director of Sales Liaison (South Asia), managing all content licensing of linear and digital within India and other South Asian regions for the studio and its affiliates. Shah will […]

May 27, 2021

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