Diverse Productions

Ex-Zodiak exec joins new Red Arrow venture

Fledgling Red Arrow Entertainment co-venture Cove Pictures has hired a former Channel 4 Rights, Zodiak West and Diverse Productions exec. Paul Sowerbutts has joined the five-month-old prodco as head of international programming and factual, meaning the firm extends its original scripted programming focus. Sowerbutts is known as managing director of Channel 4’s former sales arm, […]

Pat Younge resurfaces with Sugar Films

Ex-BBC programming boss Pat Younge has launched his own media company alongside former Channel 4 executives Narinder Minhas and Lucy Pilkington. Younge, who exited his post as chief creative officer at BBC in-house unit BBC Productions in July 2013, will be managing director. He is well-known internationally for turning around US cable channel Travel Channel […]