All Whizz Kid articles – Page 9

  • Cat Deeley

    DRG acquires Treasure Tag


    MIPTV : So You Think You Can Dance host Cat Deeley is in Cannes promoting a new treasure hunt format, which has been acquired for distribution by DRG.

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    Bafta Awards graphics


    New category packagesfor the 2010 Film awards that will then be repurposed for different Bafta ceremonies.

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    C4 eyes Deeley pilot


    So You Think You Can Dance host Cat Deeley has signed up to front a new treasure hunt entertainment format, where people race around UK cities to win a big cash prize.

  • U2's Bono

    YouTube's U2 stream attracts 10m


    YouTube’s move into streaming exclusive content live has been hailed as a huge success after almost 10 million computers around the globe tuned in for U2’s live concert from LA.

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    U2 concert streamed online for free


    YouTube is to stream a live performance by U2 for free, as part of a move to show more full-length and premium content online.

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    MSN Xclusives


    Pop stars VV Brown, Frankmusik, the Maccabees and Sugababes are among the acts set to star in an interactive web music initiative that will be produced by Whizz Kid’s digital arm Tough Cookie for web giant MSN.

  • C4

    C4: new boss, same problems


    Channel 4 is poised to fast-track its hunt for a new chief executive to resolve the uncertainties that have dogged it for the last two years over its future funding, size and scope.

  • Sanjay Wadhwani

    Edge Group to invest ‘millions’ in TV sector


    Music investment company Edge Group has earmarked “tens of millions of pounds” for investment in the TV indie sector as it repositions itself as a crossmedia funding body.

  • Let's Dance Robert Webb

    Whizz Kid wins ABC order for celebrity dance show


    Whizz Kid Entertainment is remaking its Comic Relief celebrity dance format Let’s Dance for America’s ABC1 as a primetime show.

  • News

    T4 orders celeb eye-view doc


    Channel 4 has ordered a showbiz pilot from Whizz Kid Entertainment where a pin-hole camera fixed at eye-level follows celebrities for a day to see how they really live.

  • News

    Tough Cookie's founding duo leave Whizz Kid


    Andy Wood and Neill Sullivan, the founders of web content specialist Tough Cookie, have left its parent Whizz Kid Entertainment to set up a new multiplatform company.

  • News

    Indies bank on Woolfe spending at Five


    Indies expect Five to swing back into action with incoming channel controller Richard Woolfe splashing the cash on a handful of statement shows.

  • News

    BBC boosts in-house production team


    BBC controller of entertainment Jon Beazley has expanded his in-house production team with two new editors.

  • Comment

    Talking Point: MipTV


    Last week we asked: Will UK content sell well at MipTV? 72% said Yes 28% said No

  • Features

    Behind the Scenes at ... Whizz Kid Entertainment


    Whizz Kid Entertainment Number of staff 15 Locations London Key staff Malcolm Gerrie, chief executive; Lisa Chapman, managing director and executive producer

  • News

    Comic Relief's Let's Dance goes interactive


    Tough Cookie has developed interactive content for Comic Relief's Let's Dance that will include video of the celebrity dancers' rehearsals.

  • News

    Comic Relief to cash in on celebrity dance trend


    BBC1 has lined up more dancing celebrities - this time paying homage to iconic dance routines in a new live shiny-floor show.

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    Whizz Kid lands ITV New Year's bash


    Elton John, Will Young and X Factor winner Alexandra Burke will star in ITV1's New Year's Eve special at the O2 arena.

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    C4 plans festive Nokia Green Room special


    Whizz Kid Entertainment has been commissioned by Channel 4 to produce an hour-long Christmas special of music show The Nokia Green Room.

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    The future for music shows


    Q: What are going to be the key editorial ingredients that make music shows successful in future?