BBC Studios Popular Factual

BBC Studios adds ex-Fremantle exec for Science

BBC Studios Science has added Sundog Pictures and former FremantleMedia factual producer Claudia Lewis to its ranks. Lewis (pictured) joins the label, which is one of six unscripted divisions BBC Studios Factual is currently launching, as development executive. She transfers from indie Sundog Pictures, where she had been head of factual programmes since January, having […]

BBC Studios hires Optomen exec for factual post

The BBC has poached the head of formats at All3Media-owned Optomen Television, Jon Swain, to lead a new production unit called Popular Factual (WT). The division will look to create new and returning popular factual, lifestyle series and features from bases in Bristol, Wales and Northern Ireland. It will sit within a new BBC Studios […]