Elton John

Facebook launches first event special out of UK with Elton John

Facebook Watch is readying the launch of a sit-down interview with Sir Elton John – one of the platform’s first major event specials out of the UK since launch.   The exclusive event, produced by Whitecoat TV, was filmed earlier this week in front of a live audience at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith, and […]

Monster’s Video Killed the Radio Star to Sky

UK pay TV broadcaster Sky has acquired the latest season of Video Killed the Radio Star, the 13-part series about music videos. The show is produced by Ireland’s Monster Entertainment and MGMM. Monster sells it internationally and has struck a deal with Sky, which will transmit it on its Sky Arts 1 HD channel. It […]

Alfred Haber taking Elton John around the world

Alfred Haber Television has taken international rights to BRITs Icon: Elton John, a 90-minute gala concert featuring the musician. The concert was held to celebrate the singer winning the inaugural Icon Award at the British Record Industry Trust (BRITs) annual award ceremony. As well as the live performance the 90-minute special, which went out on […]

New hire for NBCU’s Monkey

NBCUniversal-owned Monkey Kingdom has recruited a new executive producer, Ollie Brack, from FremantleMedia’s UK prodco Talkback. Brack will work across UK-based producer Monkey’s entertainment and alternative formats for the US and UK markets. NBCU said he will play an instrumental role in creating talent-led shows along the lines of NBCU’s shows with Girls Aloud, Charlotte […]