All Change at Longleat

Channel 4 poaches Channel 5 exec

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has hired two commissioners for its specialist factual and documentaries commissioning team, one from rival Channel 5, and promoted another exec. Channel 5’s Michelle Chappell (pictured) and experienced filmmaker Alf Lawrie will join Nick Mirsky’s documentaries team and the specialist factual team respectively. Chappell is currently commissioning editor, factual, news and […]

BBC lines up factual for One, Two

UK pubcaster the BBC has made factual commissions for flagship channels BBC One and BBC Two. For BBC One, controller Charlotte Moore and acting head of commissioning, documentaries announced 1x60mins Brett: A Life With No Arms, 3x60mins Cancer (WT), 3x60mins All Change at Longleat and 1x60mins Black Cab White Cab. BBC Two and Four, meanwhile, […]