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Sky Studios expands Comedy team

Sky Studios is expanding its Comedy team with three new hires across indie commissioning and in-house development. The team, which develops, commissions, and produces original scripted comedy for Sky, has this week added Adnan Ahmed and Katie Churchill as in-house Producers with Alex Moody set to join this summer as Commissioning Editor for indie-led projects. […]

March 10, 2021

Sky Studios elevates leadership at Jupiter Holdings

Sky Studios has announced the promotion of two senior US executives, Stephen Land and Patrick Reardon, in a move that its says “will help turbocharge the Studios’ creative and commercial ambitions in the US”. Veteran producer and Founder and CEO of Jupiter Entertainment, Land has been named Chairman of Jupiter Holdings – a Sky Studios-owned […]

February 5, 2021

Gupta joins Sky Studios as Creative Director for Comedy

BAFTA-winning writer and producer Anil Gupta has joined Sky Studios, Sky’s development and production arm, as Creative Director for original comedy in the UK. Focussing on in-house production, Gupta will work with new and established talent to develop scripted comedy projects for Sky Studios. Gupta’s credits include Goodness Gracious Me, The Kumars at No. 42, […]

October 6, 2020

Sky Studios: “We don’t need exclusive talent”

Senior executives at Sky Studios, the production arm of the Comcast-owned broadcaster, have refuted suggestions that Sky is at a disadvantage compared with recent SVoD and D2C market entrants such as Apple and Disney in attracting exclusive on-and off-screen talent, and instead can benefit from its status as a platform and content provider to work […]

July 23, 2020By Colin Mann

Sky Studios Elstree given go ahead

Sky Studios Elstree, the UK’s new state-of-the-art film and TV studio, has received the green light to proceed with construction works following a unanimous decision by Hertsmere Borough Council. The development represents a significant investment in the UK and European creative economy and will be made with the backing of Sky’s owner Comcast and in […]

July 9, 2020