Alex Polizzi: The Fixer


Boom/Twofour hives off digital arm, names CEO

Twofour Broadcast’s managing director Melanie Leach will lead the merged Twofour Broadcast-Boom Pictures group, which is hiving off its digital arm into a standalone company. Following Twofour’s merger with Boom last year, the entity has rebranded as Twofour Group, with Leach taking the role of CEO. She will oversee the consolidation of Boom and Twofour, […]

News brief: BBC orders Alex Polizzi special

BBC Two has ordered a Christmas special with Alex Polizzi, the presenter best known as the face of fact ent series The Fixer and The Hotel Inspector. The 1x60mins series, Alex Polizzi’s Perfect Christmas (WT), has been commissioned for BBC Two by channel controller Janice Hadlow. It will show viewers how craft seasonal décor and […]

Twofour secures Scandinavia sales

Twofour Rights has sold several of its factual and fact ent titles to broadcasters in Scandinavia. Denmark’s TV2 has acquired eight-part travel series James Nesbitt’s Ireland (pictured) from the distribution arm of UK indie. TV4 in Sweden and TV Norge have both picked up another season of Storage Hoarders and TV Norge has also bought […]

MIPTV News: Twofour tucks in Bedtime Live format

UK distributor Twofour Rights is bringing a new sleep-themed format that broadcasts live from the homes of exhausted parents to MIPTV. Twofour Rights, producer Twofour’s distribution arm, will debut 5x60mins Bedtime Live at the market. The format, which went out on Channel 4, sees sleep specialists attempt to help parents put their children to sleep. […]