Will Hurrell's articles

  • Merlin, BBC1
    News

    Eastern Europe falls under Merlin's spell

    2009-06-16T12:06:00Z

    Fremantle Media Enterprises (FME) has made a number of sales in Eastern Europe for three of its major drama series - Merlin, Satisfaction and 112.

  • Madonna
    News

    Sky bags Madonna tour

    2009-06-15T09:27:00Z

    Sky has signed an exclusive deal to broadcast Madonna and Girls Aloud’s most recent tours: Sticky and Sweet and Out of Control respectively.

  • Celia Taylor
    News

    Celia Taylor lands Sky factual job

    2009-06-12T09:10:00Z

    Celia Taylor, who quit as director of programmes at Virgin Media TV last year, has resurfaced as commissioning editor of factual and features for Sky 1, 2 and 3

  • Tracey Ullman's State of the Union
    News

    Ullman show wins third run

    2009-06-11T08:10:00Z

    Tracey Ullman’s State of the Union, produced by Allan McKeown Presents… has been commissioned for a third series by US cable channel Showtime.

  • Really
    News

    Really picks up Momma’s Boys dating series

    2009-06-11T08:10:00Z

    UKTV lifestyle channel Really has acquired the multichannel rights to a US reality series from Ryan Seacrest Productions.

  • Caroline Beaton
    News

    MTV appoints Beaton to international sales role

    2009-06-11T07:00:00Z

    Caroline Beaton, the former managing director of Carlton format division Action Time, has been made senior vice president of programme sales at MTV Networks International.

  • Frank Verheggen
    News

    New indie hunts UK partners

    2009-06-10T12:31:00Z

    A new indie with bases in Canada and Australia is looking to partner with UK production companies on multiplatform projects.

  • urFANtastic
    News

    Fremantle unveils music fan site

    2009-06-10T12:01:00Z

    FremantleMedia, the company behind The X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent, has unveiled a new social networking site dedicated to music fans - who have already set up a Susan Boyle Fan Club.

  • Cathy Payne
    News

    Endemol's Torrance to step down; Payne handed top role

    2009-06-10T10:10:00Z

    Endemol exec Caroline Torrance is to leave the company later this year following a restructure of its distribution business, which will be run by former Southern Star International chief executive Cathy Payne.

  • Poirot
    News

    ITV Global scores bumper US drama sale

    2009-06-09T11:04:00Z

    ITV Global Entertainment has sold a 50-hour package of drama, including Agatha Christie’s Poirot, into the US.