Andrew O’Connell

Discovery US hires ex-ITV exec O’Connell

Discovery Channel in the US has hired former ITV factual commissioner Andrew O’Connell for a key transatlantic post. He will become the network’s VP, development and production, having left UK commercial broadcaster ITV in May. In the new post, he will be based in the UK and focus on working with local producers to find […]

ITV orders deals and discounting series

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has ordered Bargain Fever Britain, a two-part factual series looking behind the scenes at four big discount-based businesses. The 2x60mins show will look at the characters and business of wholesale giant Costco, car supermarket Motorpoint, footwear chain Shoe Zone and food discounter Approved Food. The series will also feature customers and […]