Robert Shepherd

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  • Small Island
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    Ruby signs ITV Studios co-production deal

    2009-12-10T08:00:00

    Small Island producer Ruby Television has inked a long-term development and distribution deal with ITV Studios Global Entertainment and will work with the writers of Life On Mars for their first project as business partners.

  • The Beckhams
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    Living presents celebs at 75 without the nip-tucks

    2009-12-10T08:00:00

    Living will reveal what an elderly Katie Price would look like if she had not had plastic surgery in one of two major commissions for Granada Media.

  • Stoked
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    Disney Channels EMEA buys surf series for XD

    2009-12-10T08:00:00

    Disney Channels EMEA has acquired an animated sitcom about six teenagers who come together one summer to surf and work at the world-renowned Surfer’s Paradise Resort.

  • Slips
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    MTV's Viva a ratings success

    2009-12-09T10:00:00

    MTV Networks UK’s entertainment channel Viva has become a top ren-rated Freeview channel since its launch in October.

  • Huey Morgan and Liza Tarbuck
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    Tarbuck teams with Criminal for Sky 1 pet show

    2009-12-08T15:47:00

    Sky 1 has signed actress Liza Tarbuck and former Fun Lovin’ Criminals’ frontman Huey Morgan to front a new primetime entertainment series described as an “animal celebration”.

  • Karl Pilkington
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    Gervais sidekick to front Sky 1 doc

    2009-12-08T15:15:00

    Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant will keep a watchful eye on podcast star Karl Pilkington as he embarks on a journey to discover the Seven Wonders of the World for Sky 1

  • Don Letts
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    UKTV acquires Notting Hill Carnival doc

    2009-12-07T11:06:00

    A Don Letts documentary celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Notting Hill Carnival has been acquired by UKTV’s Blighty.

  • News

    Callow plays Wilde in online drama

    2009-12-04T11:16:00

    Radio indie Made in Manchester’s second radio drama for The Independent’s website will see actor Simon Callow star as Oscar Wilde.

  • sky plus
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    BSkyB's Sullivan moves to Sky Deutschland

    2009-12-03T12:18:00

    BSkyB customer group managing director Brian Sullivan, who has spearheaded the pay-TV group’s move into on-demand, HD and 3D, is to leaving the UK company to become chief executive of Sky Deutschland.

  • News

    Isaacs leaves Twenty Twenty as part of restructure

    2009-12-03T11:20:00

    Twenty Twenty creative director Jamie Isaacs is to leave the company in a senior management reshuffle.

  • merlin
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    BBC1 orders third series of Merlin

    2009-12-03T11:03:00

    BBC1 has ordered a third series of Shine Television’s hit family fantasy drama Merlin.

  • Ross Kemp in Afghanistan
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    Murphy to overhaul Sky 1 roles

    2009-12-03T09:42:00

    Sky 1 has embarked on a major restructure of its commissioning team which has resulted in the departure of commissioning editor for factual entertainment and specialist factual Emma Read.

  • Jane Rogerson
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    Rogerson named UKTV director of commissioning

    2009-12-03T09:32:00

    UKTV has promoted director of factual and fact ent commissioning Jane Rogerson to the newly created role of director of commissioning.

  • 8 Out Of 10 Cats
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    C4 bids to slash budgets for returning shows

    2009-12-03T08:00:00

    Channel 4 shows River Cottage and 8 Out Of 10 Cats are set to be produced on almost half their 2009 budget when they return next year.

  • Mayflies
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    Radio indies to get online content store

    2009-12-03T08:00:00

    Former Radio Independents Group chairman Neil Gardner is leading an initiative to create a dedicated online portal to sell audio content made by the UK indie sector.

  • Jungle Junction
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    Disney bids to treble European animation output

    2009-12-03T08:00:00

    Disney is to treble its animation output from Europe “over the next few years” as part of its strategy to complement the live-action shows coming out of the US.

  • Orion Ross
    The Broadcast Interview

    Orion Ross, Disney Channels

    2009-12-03T08:00:00

    Disney Channels’ vice-president of original series is aiming to treble European animation output over the next few years, and is looking for ideas for 14 pilots.

  • cranford
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    SeeSaw signs with BBC Worldwide

    2009-12-02T08:54:00

    Video-on-demand service SeeSaw has inked its first content deal with BBC Worldwide to broadcast shows including classic Doctor Who, Cranford and That Mitchell & Webb Look online.

  • radio digital
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    Absolute passes 50% digital target

    2009-10-29T11:22:00

    Q3 RAJARS: Absolute Radio has become the first radio group to hit the 50% national digital listening penetration target set out in earlier this year in the government’s Digital Britain report.

  • Virgin media logo
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    Virgin Media posts record customer spend

    2009-10-29T11:25:00

    Virgin Media added 8,100 net new cable households in the third quarter and pushed its average customer spend to a record high, while churn remained flat at 1.5% a month.

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