Adam Collings

UKTV restructures acquisitions & channels teams

British channels group UKTV has created five channel director posts in a restructure that looks to have knock-on effects for some key executives. Emma Ayech, Luke Hales, Gerald Casey, Adam Collings and Vicky Walker all get promotions in the rejig, effective immediately, and UKTV say the changes are reflective of a major increase in investment […]

UKTV poaches NBCUniversal exec for Watch

Adam Collings has joined UKTV from NBCUniversal and will oversee programming at its Watch channel. Collings will oversee programme strategy and scheduling at general entertainment channel Watch and have input into commissioning and acquisitions decisions. He will report to Watch general manager, Steve North. This comes after a restructure of UKTV’s channel bouquet that saw […]

News brief: Syfy buys Vampire Diaries spin-off from Warner Bros.

NBCUniversal’s Syfy channel has taken UK rights to The Originals, the upcoming spin-off from hit US series The Vampire Diaries. The show will debut on US net The CW as part of its fall season. It follows vampire siblings Klaus, Elijah and Rebekah as they embark on a power struggle for their home city of […]