Alex Jones


TBI Weekly: Windowing battle brews for the BBC  

Senior producers and BBC Studios execs have spoken out about the public broadcaster’s plans to extend the 30-day iPlayer window into a full year, as BBC Two lags six months behind Amazon’s premiere date for big-budget co-production Good Omens. The future of the BBC’s catch-up service – where hit show Bodyguard racked up around 10.8m views […]

Restructure at Tony Jordan’s Red Planet

Alex Jones and Belinda Campbell have been appointed joint managing directors of Tony Jordan’s prodco Red Planet Pictures. Jordan, whose extensive credits include Eastenders and Hustle, will take on the CEO role in the restructure at the prodco. Jones has been upped from head of business and production, and Campbell from head of drama. Company […]

First UK producers receive tax break confirmation

A pair of CBeebies toons and three BBC One dramas are the first UK projects to officially qualify for new television production tax breaks. The CBeebies series are Karrot Entertainment’s Sarah and Duck (pictured) and Famous Flying Films and Mackinnon & Saunders-produced Calamity Island, while Red Planet Pictures’ crime series By Any Means, Origin Pictures’ […]