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Remedy Scotland chief to lead daytime for STV Productions

Remedy Productions’ Scotland chief, Jim Regan, is joining STV Productions as head of daytime and popular factual.

He takes on the newly created role at the Scottish prodco to develop new shows and oversee returning programmes such as Antiques Road Trip and Celebrity Antiques Road Trip.

Regan has been leading Remedy in Scotland, during which time he’s overseen and executive-produced shows such as Channel 4’s rebooted quiz show Fifteen to One.

Prior to working at the Argonon Group-owned produce, he was at FremantleMedia in a central international role aimed at creating entertainment and factual brands.

STV managing director Alan Clements said Regan would “add further strength to the business and continue to score commissions in the daytime and popular factual genre”.

STV Productions produces Channel 4 gameshow Catchphrase, Sky 1’s Prison: First & Last 24 Hours and Ross Kemp Behind Bars – Insie Barlinnie for ITV.

It in the drama space, it is behind shows such as BBC One thriller The Victim and former ITV dramas Taggart and Rebus.

It also has a strategic development partnership with Motion Content Group.