Catherine Catton

BBC promotes Catton to run popular factual & factual entertainment

The BBC has promoted Catherine Catton to head of commissioning for popular factual and factual entertainment. Catton replaces David Brindley, who left last year to join producer Twofour as chief creative officer. Catton joined the popular factual and factual entertainment commissioning team at the BBC in 2015, and has overseen titles including The Misadventures of Romesh […]

Dave wins Storage Hunters UK auction

British entertainment channel Dave has commissioned a local version of truTV high-octane auction format Storage Hunters. All3Media-owned North One Television will produce the local version of the show, which T Group Productions produces for the Turner Broadcasting System channel in the US. UKTV-owned Dave’s version will be 10x30mins, and air on the digital channel late […]

UKTV orders more of David Attenborough’s Curiosities

UKTV has commissioned a second, longer, run of natural history show David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities. The first series of the show was the highest ever rated show on UKTV’s Eden channel. It focused on animals that, for various reasons, have an intriguing biology. The new 10x30mins series will feature two animals per episode that share […]