All Brinkworth Films articles – Page 3

  • Never Trust a Doctor

    C4 health series opens healthily


    WEDNESDAY: The launch of Channel 4’s factual health series Never Seen a Doctor smashed the slot average while Mary Beard’s historical doc reached the half way mark with solid numbers.

  • Caravanner of the Year

    BBC2 caravan doc transports 1.3m


    WEDNESDAY: BBC2 documentary Caravanner of the Year got off to a slow start, drawing in an audience below the channel’s slot average.

  • Secrets of the Mona Lisa

    Brinkworth unravels Mona Lisa mysteries


    The groundbreaking discovery of a secret portrait beneath the Mona Lisa has been unearthed in one of fledgling indie Brinkworth Films’ first documentaries.

  • Benefits Street

    Immigration Street downsized to single film


    Channel 4’s controversial documentary series Immigration Street has been scaled back to just a single episode after disruptions to filming resulted in a lack of footage.

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    C5 re-orders five factual series


    Channel 5 has recommissioned five documentary series as part of a push to grow its returning brands.

  • Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away!

    C5 rings up bailiff doc


    The bailiffs and repo workers responsible for reclaiming the nation’s bad debt are the subject of a Touch Productions doc series for Channel 5.

  • Pushy & Proud

    Sky Living to put pushy mums in the spotlight


    Sky Living is to launch a parenting strand called Pushy Proud that will debut as a collection of 5 x 60-minute docs from five indies.

  • Taking on Tyson

    Touch and Nat Geo forge format venture


    Touch Productions and National Geographic’s UK distribution arm have come together to establish a new factual entertainment formats business.

  • Jonathan Shalit

    Shalit proposes in The Ivy


    Off Cuts congratulates superagent Jonathan Shalit, who became engaged to Katrina Sedley in typically showbiz style - getting down on his knee at The Ivy.

  • Mike Tyson

    Touch lands Tyson for pigeon pilot


    Touch Productions is behind a Animal Planet US pilot that will see boxing bad boy Mike Tyson make his pigeon racing debut.

  • Features

    Spin-offs: The art of spinning a fresh story


    As ITV heads to MipTV with an Ant and Dec Saturday Night Takeaway spin-off, Broadcast asks five past masters what makes a good second take on an original idea

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    Pact names new members


    Pact has named the first 12 members of its slimmed down council.

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    Touch and Illumina in multiplatform JV


    Touch Productions, the indie behind Human Footprint, and Illumina Digital have formed a joint-venture to develop cross-platform projects.

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    The Human Footprint off to the US


    Touch Productions is making a US version of The Human Footprint for National Geographic as part of plans to turn the show into an international brand.

  • News

    Touch follows expat vicar for ITV


    Touch Productions has been commissioned by ITV controller of current affairs, religion and arts Dominic Crossley-Holland to produce an 8 x 30-minute series about the only Anglican vicar on the holiday island of Mallorca. Parish in the Sun , which airs in October, will follow the ...

  • News

    C4I inks£100,000 development deal with indie Touch


    Channel 4 International has signed a two-year development and distribution contract with Touch Productions, the producer of BBC1's Separating Twins .

  • News

    Weigh up the benefits before


    Small and medium-sized indies seeking more muscle in the market by forming alliances or full-blown mergers have to ...

  • News

    C4i picks up BBC1 twins doc


    Channel 4 International is set to distribute its first BBC1 documentary after acquiring rights to the corporation's recent ratings success , Separating Twins .

  • News

    Analysis - Rumble in ITV's jungle.


    ITV seems to have persuaded Ofcom that it can no longer afford its current level of regional programming. But not everyone is convinced cuts are necessary. David Wood travelled to Manchester to hear the arguments

  • News

    Rumble in ITV's jungle


    There was a certain irony to ITV executives making their way to Newcastle upon Tyne last Friday to attend the memorial service for ITV producer Andrea Wonfor.