Will Hurrell's articles

  • Features

    Ali Hill, Target Entertainment


    Ali Hill is head of acquisitions, Target Entertainment.

  • News

    New C4 acquisition axed


    Privileged, the US teen drama acquired by Channel 4 last week, has been axed after just one season - and before it has had a chance to air in the UK.

  • News

    Zodiak promotes Jorg Roth


    Jorg Roth, the founder and former managing director of Bullseye Television, has been promoted to chief operating officer of Zodiak Group’s entertainment division.

  • News

    FME hires Americas CEO


    Fremantle Media Enterprises (FME) has appointed Keith Hindle to the newly-created role of regional chief executive officer for the Americas.

  • News

    CBS finds Undercover Boss


    US network CBS is believed to have picked up Stephen Lambert’s reality format Undercover Boss for its schedule next season.

  • News

    Sky 1 Cilla dating format goes global


    Target Entertainment has sold dating format Loveland, which is fronted by Cilla Black in the UK, to Nine Network in Australia and a host of producers around the world.

  • News

    ABC forgets Samantha Who


    US network ABC has cancelled its Christina Applegate-fronted sitcom Samantha Who, which aired in the UK on E4.

  • News

    HBO orders Ricky Gervais animation series


    Ricky Gervais is creating an animated show for US cable channel HBO based on his hit series of podcasts.

  • News

    Spike Jonze to star in C4 comedy


    Details have emerged of the cast list for Channel 4’s up-coming comedy pilot The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, which includes cult film director Spike Jonze.

  • News

    Primeval movie deal confirmed


    Warner Bros. has confirmed it has signed a “high six-figure” deal for the screen rights to ITV1 sci-fi series Primeval and revealed some of the key people involved with the project.