All articles by Will Hurrell – Page 4

  • Features

    Ali Hill, Target Entertainment

    2009-05-21T17:44:00Z

    Ali Hill is head of acquisitions, Target Entertainment.

  • News

    New C4 acquisition axed

    2009-05-20T07:26:00Z

    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.

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    Zodiak promotes Jorg Roth

    2009-05-20T02:38:00Z

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

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    FME hires Americas CEO

    2009-05-20T02:33:00Z

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

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    CBS finds Undercover Boss

    2009-05-19T01:59:00Z

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

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    Sky 1 Cilla dating format goes global

    2009-05-19T01:57:00Z

    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.

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    ABC forgets Samantha Who

    2009-05-19T01:55:00Z

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

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    HBO orders Ricky Gervais animation series

    2009-05-18T01:34:00Z

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

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    Spike Jonze to star in C4 comedy

    2009-05-15T23:39:00Z

    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.

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    Primeval movie deal confirmed

    2009-05-15T23:32:00Z

    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.

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    Fox passes on Ab Fab

    2009-05-14T22:32:00Z

    The US remake of hit BBC comedy Absolutely Fabulous has fallen at the first hurdle.

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    C4 buys in US teen drama Privileged for slot on E4

    2009-05-14T21:36:00Z

    Channel 4 has picked up the UK premiere rights to US drama Privileged, which airs in the US on the CW network.

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    Passion acquires global rights to CGI disaster doc

    2009-05-14T20:56:00Z

    Passion Distribution has picked up the global rights to C4/Discovery co-production Catastrophe.

  • Features

    Greg Roselli

    2009-05-14T20:51:00Z

    Greg Roselli is managing director of Body in Balance.

  • News

    Nat Geo snaps up BBC Photography series

    2009-05-13T00:27:00Z

    Outright Distribution has sold BBC2 documentary series Genius of Photography to National Geographic Channels International (NGCI) as part of a raft of other post-MipTV sales.

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    Fremantle ups Rob Clark to global role

    2009-05-11T22:09:00Z

    Fremantle Media exec Rob Clark has been promoted to president of Worldwide Entertainment.

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    Former RDF exec joins Shine Reveille

    2009-05-08T10:27:55Z

    Former RDF Media exec Martin Rakusen has joined Shine Reveille International (SRI) as its senior vice president for business and operations.

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    Momedia clinches German VoD deal

    2009-05-07T11:48:58Z

    Digital producer and distributor Momedia International has secured a deal to supply a significant volume of music programming to German VoD service, Maxdome.

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    Fremantle and Magnum ink first-look deal

    2009-05-06T16:05:23Z

    C4's Chris Moyles' Quiz Night could be adapted for broadcasters around the world after Fremantle Media signed a first-look deal with the new indie behind the format.

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    Welsh indie Calon to list on AIM

    2009-04-29T16:43:00Z

    Calon TV, the Welsh indie behind Five’s Hana’s Helpline, is poised to float on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM).