New exec team to share C4’s COO duties

UK terrestrial Channel 4 has decided to spread the duties of outgoing COO Anne Bulford between a new executive team. Bulford is joining Tony Hall’s new look BBC in a board level role, leaving a gap at the top of commercial channel C4. Her financial duties have now gone to Glyn Isherwood, currently finance director, […]

Morris readies Cue Card Media

Mike Morris, the former MD of UK net Channel 4’s commercial arm 4Rights, has launched a new consultancy and IP development venture, Cue Card Media. The company has secured financial backing from Optimum Releasing founders Paul Higgins and Will Clarke. Cue Card will offer consultancy services to rights owners, vendors, platforms and broadcasters, and a […]

Kinetic and STV developing National Treasures

Kinetic Content and STV Productions are making National Treasures, a new fact-ent format for UK commercial broadcaster Channel 4. Kinetic, which is part of the Red Arrow group, created the format and Red Arrow International will sell it internationally. The US producer teamed with 4Rights, the rights exploitation arm of Channel 4 to develop the […]

Channel 4 to develop historical drama White Gold

British broadcaster Channel 4 is to develop Giles Milton’s epic historical drama White Gold after its rights arm 4Rights struck a deal with Red Arrow Entertainment. Red Arrow, which is owned by German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1, optioned the rights of the book in conjunction with producer Piers Tempest and brought My Week With Marilyn and […]