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Sky commissions Micah Richards’ prank series

Independent production company Zig Zag and Krempelwood have been commissioned by Sky to make Player Pranks. The co-production sees former Manchester City and England defender Micah Richards team up with his Sky Sports colleague Adam Smith to prank a number of big names in the football realm. In each 30-minute episode, Richards and Smith take […]

July 20, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Micah Richards joins Sky’s A League of Their Own

Sky’s sports comedy show A League of Their Own is making its season debut on August 18th with a new team mate as Micah Richards steps up in defence of the blue team. The former England and Manchester City right-back will take up a spot as a regular panellist. Romesh Ranganathan returns to the host’s […]

July 8, 2022

Channel 4 commissions Troy Deeney – Where’s My History?

Birmingham City FC Captain Troy Deeney’s high profile campaign to make the teaching of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic histories and experiences mandatory in the school curriculum will be featured in a new sixty-minute documentary to be aired next month on Channel 4 and produced by SBX Studios. Frustrated by the lack of diversity taught […]

April 8, 2022

Carney, Dawson and more join Sky Sports punditry team

Ahead of the start of the Barclays FA Women’s Super League in September and the start of the English Football League this weekend, Sky Sports has revealed the new faces joining the football talent line-up for the 2021-22 season. With four leading domestic football leagues (Premier League, Barclays FA WSL, EFL and SPFL) Sky Sports […]

August 5, 2021

Sky Sports tackles online abuse

Sky Sports has announced a set of new measures coming into effect immediately to combat online abuse and hate across its platforms. Over 40 million users engage on Sky Sports’ channels on digital and social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube) which have seen a spike in hateful comments on the basis of race, […]

October 2, 2020

Sky Documentaries bolsters content

Sky has announced five new original documentaries to air on the recently launched Sky Documentaries channel. The new titles include John Lennon – Let Me Take You Down, an in-depth investigation into the murder of the global icon, with in depth access to his killer, Mark Chapman; whilst The Wimbledon Kidnapping will tell the story […]

August 25, 2020