Channel 4 plots Gogglebox Kids, adds exec

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has commissioned a 1x60mins Christmas special of Studio Lambert-produced unscripted series Gogglebox, while also appointing Alisa Pomeroy to become documentaries commissioning editor. 24 Hours in Police Custody director Pomeroy (below right) will report to head of documentaries Nick Mirsky in her new post, which tasks her with greenlighting new docs for […]

News brief: Gogglebox opens in Ukraine

Ukrainian national broadcaster ICTV has acquired a local version of Studio Lambert format Gogglebox. ICTV’s in-house team will create a 12x60mins version of the factual entertainment show, in which fixed rig cameras capture the TV-watching public’s responses to the week’s television programming. The news comes after Chinese broadcaster Jiangsu Satellite TV also ordered a local […]

Matthieu Porte’s Can’t Stop inks trio of Ukraine deals

Ukrainian free-to-air broadcaster ICTV has ordered local versions of German-originated scripted reality formats Customs Investigators and Special Forces (pictured). The series were created by German producer Blueprint Entertainment and air on RTL2 in Germany. The shows are distributed by Can’t Stop Media, the formats business created by former Zodiak executive Matthieu Porte. Can’t Stop and […]