Renegade Pictures


Warner Bros. prodco taps Boundless development head

Warner Bros. International Television Production (WBITVP) has hired the development chief at FremantleMedia UK-owned Boundless, Hannah Brownhill, as director of development for its prodco Renegade Pictures. Brownhill (pictured) will take up the newly created role with immediate effect. She joins the senior management team at Renegade, reporting to director of programmes Harry Lansdown, and CEO […]

Warner Bros. poaches ITV exec for UK role

Alexia Edwards has joined Warner Bros. TV Production UK as commercial director, joining from commercial broadcaster ITV. At the UK division of the US studio she will be group commercial and business affairs director, working across IP coming out of the Group’s production companies, including Wall to Wall, Ricochet, Twenty Twenty Television, Yalli Productions and […]

360Production nabs Renegade producer

Britain-based 360Production has hired Belinda Cherrington from Renegade Pictures to become its first creative director of UK factual. Cherrington is an experienced executive producer, who among other roles launched Mentorn Media’s US development office in 2011. Her new company is a factual-focused London- and Northern Ireland-based firm that was acquired by Rare TV in 2014. […]

Dave brings Lizard Lick team to UK

UKTV channel Dave is bringing the stars of US reality show Lizard Lick Towing to the UK in a new ten-part series. Lizard Lick Touring will see ordained minister Ron Shirley heading to the UK to find classic and luxury automobiles to ship back to the States. British entertainment network Dave has already successfully adapted […]

Pair of intn’l commissions for Discovery

Discovery has greenlit two new programmes for its international nets, an engineering blunders series and a VE Day anniversary special. Incredible Engineering Blunders: Fixed will look at engineering projects gone wrong and how they were made good. Engineer and journalist Justin Cunningham will examine engineering mishaps including sinking skyscrapers to back-to-front bridges. Argonon-backed UK prodco […]

Bride format leaves BBC Three for BBC One

BBC Three’s key unscripted format Don’t Tell the Bride is moving to BBC One, as the UK’s pubcaster prepares to close Three’s linear feed. The show, which comes from Warner Bros. Productions UK-owned Renegade Pictures, sees grooms given a fixed budget to organise their wedding entirely without the bride’s input. There have been around a […]

Channel 4 orders more Drugs

The UK’s Channel 4 has commissioned a second season of its controversial factual show Drugs Live, this time replacing a Ecstasy trial with a look into cannabis use. The original Drugs Live saw a group of people take ecstasy live on television and describe the effects as they kicked in and season two will do […]

ProSieben buys Warner Bros. entertainment formats

ProSiebenSat.1 has picked up a pair of formats from Warner Bros. The German free-to-air broadcaster has taken rights to Barely Legal Drivers and Date Night from Warner Bros. International Television Production. The Barely Legal Drivers format puts young drivers to the test. They take to the road for the first time in a car rigged […]

Nat Geo goes to UK producers for brain shows

National Geographic Channels International has ordered a new series and four special about the human mind from a range of UK producers. Brain Games has been a big hit for Nat Geo in the US, where the launch of the second season garnered 1.5 million viewers. Ahead of the season two launch internationally later this […]

Healey to run Warner Bros.’ Shed Media U.S.

Warner Bros.-owned Shed Media has hired Pamela Healey as general manager of its US operation. Meanwhile, Shed’s current US boss, Nick Emmerson, will relocate to the UK to run Ricochet Television, the producer that is part of the Shed group. Ricochet Television founder and current CEO Nick Powell will become the company’s chief creative officer. […]