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Berry heads ITV Studios global commercial divisions

ITV Studios’ Chief Operating Officer David McGraynor has announced that Ruth Berry (currently Managing Director, Global Distribution) has been promoted to lead both of ITV Studios’ global commercial divisions. ITV Studios says that the bringing together of Global Distribution and Global Entertainment under a single leadership team, led by Berry, will enable it to “align […]

January 27, 2023

ITV partners with People’s Postcode Lottery

ITV and People’s Postcode Lottery have teamed up for a new on-air partnership aimed at showing what a big win feels like – featuring Jason Donovan, a helicopter and a big red truck. The new partnership, which culminates in a 200-second break takeover when the big postcode reveal for the Postcode Lottery’s biggest-ever £16.9 million […]

November 29, 2022

The Voice enters the metaverse

ITV Studios has granted exclusive metaverse rights for its The Voice talent show to the Virtual Brand Group (VBG) – a metaverse pioneer known for building immersive experiences and communities. VBG will will collaborate with ITV to develop, build and operate The Voice in the metaverse for the first time. Fans from across the world […]

October 31, 2022

ITV unveils its Super Saturday entertainment schedule

ITV has announced a raft of returning formats to kick start its Autumn entertainment schedule. The Masked Dancer, The Voice UK and Who Wants To Be A Millionaire are all back on ITV and ITV Hub from September 3rd, with Ninja Warrior Race For Glory making its long awaited return later in the month. The […]

August 24, 2022

The Voice Kids heads to Malta

This autumn, Public Broadcasting Services (channel TVM) will give a stage to the younger talents of Malta as it becomes the latest channel to commission its own version of The Voice Kids. Production on an 11-episode series will imminently produced locally by Greatt Company. This new commission marks the 43rd territory for the hit format, […]

July 11, 2022

The Voice highlightson Avakin Life

Avakin Life, the mobile metaverse created by British metaverse games developer and publisher Lockwood Publishing, will this week showcase the top highlights from its one-of-a-kind partnership with ITV hit show The Voice. The month-long ‘The Voice of Avakin’ partnership event, which took place at the end of 2021, welcomed almost 2million singers from around the […]

April 5, 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

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

Grass Valley kits out Studio Berlin’s new OB truck

A suite of Grass Valley live production technology has been selected by Studio Berlin, a German full-service provider for live television production solutions, to equip its new outside broadcast (OB) truck, U10. Studio Berlin’s trucks capture and produce primetime content like the popular singing programme The Voice of Germany, as well as premium sports content for […]

October 1, 2021

Ninetnine signs European distribution agreement with MBC

Ninetnine, a provider of content distribution services to cable and OTT platforms, has signed an agreement with MBC Group, a media company in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA). The multi-year agreement, which begins on October 1st, will see Ninetnine become the exclusive distributor of MBC channels in Europe with TV rights to its […]

September 30, 2021