Declan Donnelly

NBC reworks ITV Saturday variety show

US broadcaster NBC is working on its own version of ITV’s British variety show Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway. How I Met Your Mother alumni Neil Patrick Harris will present the US Takeaway, which will be a 10-part series from ITV Studios America. The Takeaway format features live comedy sketches, musical numbers, mini game […]

Long-serving exec John Gilbert exiting Shine

A long-serving Shine Group executive is leaving the News Corp-owned producer to join Industry Media, a James Grant Group business affairs company. John Gilbert has been with Shine since its start-up phase in 2001 in a number of roles. He was most recently brand-focused division Shine 360’s commercial and business affairs director and is credited […]