RDF Media has tightened its grip on ITV1 with a batch of commissions including a six-part factual entertainment show and a one-off documentary, writes Paul Revoir.
The company, which has grown its business on ITV from virtually nothing to 70 hours of new programming in the past 12 months, has been commissioned by ITV controller of factual Bridget Boseley to make a 6 x 60-minute series called Ladette to Lady.The show sends a group of loud-mouthed women to a boot camp for two months to learn etiquette, manners and social graces. The programme will be executive produced by Grant Mansfield.Boseley has also commissioned a 60-minute documentary, Plastic Surgery SOS, which interviews people whose plastic surgery has gone horribly wrong.The show gives them restorative plastic surgery in a attempt to give them their old face back.Also, ITV controller of daytime Liam Hamilton has recommissioned RDF's daytime success Moving Day for a 40 x 30- minute run for the spring.