Elephant House Studios


MTV UK to revive Cribs

Viacom’s in-house production arm Elephant House Studios is to revive classic series Cribs for MTV UK.  The new series follows the original format where popular celebrities invite viewers into their home. The 8 x 30-minute episodes, which will be produced by Viacom International Media Networks’ in-house production arm, will begin filming this spring before airing later this year […]

Elephant House taps ITV Studios label for creative director

Viacom International Media Networks’ (VIMN) Elephant House Studios has hired Ed Taylor, from ITV Studios label Potato, as creative director. Elephant is the BAFTA winning production arm of UK broadcaster Channel 5, and producer of MTV and Comedy Central content in the territory. In the newly created role, Taylor will take overall responsibility for all […]

MTV sets up ‘Re-Freshers Week’ reality series with Strongbow Cider

Strongbow and MTV have commissioned a reality show that will transport participants back to the glory days of being a fresher. In addition to the TV show, slated to launch this year, the collaboration will spread investment across VOD, idents, social and linear. Produced by Viacom’s Elephant House Studios, Re-Freshers Week Presented by Strongbow will […]

Viacom backs UK prodco Banjo

Viacom is supporting a new UK-based production company, Banjo Television. The comes through Viacom-owned Elephant House Studios, which is the in-house production arm of Viacom-owned UK broadcaster Channel 5. This marks marks the first time Elephant House has financially supported an indie, and it has an option to take a minority stake in the prodco. […]