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BBC Studios poaches Boundless MD for factual

BBC Studios has hired Boundless managing director Hannah Wyatt as the new genre director for factual entertainment and events. Wyatt will leave FremantleMedia UK-owned Boundless in early 2018, and Liam Humphreys, CEO of unscripted at Fremantle, will oversee the role until a replacement is found, according to a company spokesperson. Her hire comes after BBC Studios […]

Boundless replaces BBC-bound Holland

FremantleMedia UK producer Boundless has appointed a managing director to replace Patrick Holland, who is to become head of documentary commissioning at the BBC. Hannah Wyatt (pictured) has been named MD, having previously been creative director. The BBC recently hired Holland as one of three new commissioning editors sought after a restructure. He will remain […]

Networks Escape to the Wild with McCloud

Six overseas channels have acquired Channel 4 factual series Kevin McCloud: Escape to the Wild. Distributor Optomen International has sold the 4x60mins show to Foxtel and ABC in Australia, SBS Discovery Networks Norway, TV2 in Denmark, Ananey in Israel and Spektrum in Central Europe. The show follows Grand Designs presenter McCloud as he looks at […]