Craig Hunter


BBC rejigs factual unit under McDonald

UK pubcaster the BBC has restructured its specialist factual and natural history units team, handing execs new roles and creating new positions. Tom McDonald will remain at the helm of the natural history and specialist factual departments, but now as overall strategy for television and digital. His post covers natural history, science, religion and ethics […]

BBC One discovers Ingenious Animals

UK broadcaster BBC One has commissioned a 4x60mins about amazing animal behaviour around the world. Ingenious Animals will come from Twofour Group prodco Oxford Scientific Films and debut on September 1 in an 8pm slot. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Lucy Cooke, Patrick Aryee and Giles Clark will produce the series, which will feature animal behaviour from around […]

BBC Two taps 7 Wonder for consumer format

UK pubcaster BBC Two has commissioned a multi-strand, family-friendly consumer-focused series from Seven Network venture 7 Wonder. Don’t Buy That, Buy This? (WT) marks the first time 7 Wonder has secured a series with BBC Two. Presenter Cherry Healey will front the 6x30mins show, which will combine “rigorous journalism with a healthy sense of mischief”. […]