Hungry Bear

Hungry Bear’s Katrina Grant joins BBCS-backed Mettlemouse to oversee development

BBC Studios-backed format production company Mettlemouse Entertainment has appointed former Hungry Bear exec Katrina Grant as director of development. Grant is the former head of development at the Gladiators producer and at Mettlemouse will oversee the company’s development team, working closely with founder Sarah Tyekiff and creative director Shaun Parry. Her credits at Hungry Bear […]

BBC Studios snags first-look pact with ‘The Repair Shop’ host’s prodco

BBC Studios has struck a one-year first-look development deal with Hungry Jay Media, the joint venture between The Repair Shop presenter Jay Blades and UK production company Hungry Bear. The agreement will give BBCS priority access to Hungry Jay’s slate with a focus on factual entertainment formats for the UK market that can travel around the […]

Raft of commissions for Channel 4

UK broadcaster Channel 4 unveiled a raft of new programming at its upfront in London yesterday. The pubcaster has a history of breakout comedy and announced the return of Peep Show duo David Mitchell and Robert Webb to its air with sitcom Back. Simon Blackwell (Veep, Peep Show) will pen the 6x30mins series, which follows […]