ITV America

Asylum Entertainment re-hires Ben Bitonti & lands ITV America alum Eric Hobermanto

Endeavor’s Asylum Entertainment Group has re-hired Ben Bitonti to become its chief creative office and landed former ITV America exec Eric Hobermanto lead development. Bitonti will lead creative development and production at Asylum and rejoins the company having previously been its VP of development, working on Cyrus vs. Cyrus: Design And Conquer for Bravo and […]

TF1 in France & Vox in Germany remake HBO Max dating format ‘My Mum, Your Dad’

TF1 in France and Vox in Germany have greenlit local remakes of HBO Max’s dating format My Mum, Your Dad. The show, which was created by father-daughter duo Greg Daniels and Haley Daniels with ITV America’s ITV Entertainment, is being produced by ITV Studios France and ITV Studios Germany in their respective markets. The format […]

ITV America & ‘FBoy Island’ creator Elan Gale strike unscripted overall pact

ITV America has struck an exclusive unscripted overall deal with Bachelor producer and FBoy Island creator Elan Gale. The pact will see Gale and his TheYearOfElan Productions banner developing and producing unscripted projects with ITVA, with a focus on dating and relationships. Gale’s team at TheYearOfElan includes former Discovery exec Laura Citren, who is director […]

ITV America & Good Company produce ballroom docuseries under new funding model

US production group ITV America and New York- and LA-based Good Company have partnered on a factual series exploring ballroom culture, which has been financed under a new production model. The eight-part Category Is (working title) has already been filmed and was funded by an unnamed a third party, with the series marking the first […]

ITV America promotes longtime exec to head of programming

ITV America has promoted producer and longtime exec Jordana Hochman to EVP and head of programming at the factual-focused firm, which is behind reality shows such as Queer Eye and Hell’s Kitchen. New York-based Hochman, who was previously head of east coast programming, expands her remit to include productions on both coasts of the US, […]

Roku hires ITV America’s chief creative officer to lead originals

ITV America’s chief creative officer David Eilenberg is joining Roku to lead its originals push. Eilenberg has been confirmed as head of original content at the AVOD and FAST streamer, in a move that marks the latest expansion of Roku’s original strategy. He will join in April and will report to Rob Holmes, VP of […]

ITV Entertainment appoints new president & SVP development in formats push

ITV America has promoted veteran unscripted producer Simon Thomas to president of ITV Entertainment and head of international programming, while also elevating Michelle Byars to SVP of development at ITV Entertainment. The appointments at ITV Entertainment, which is one of six production labels under ITV America, are part of the parent company’s “enhanced commitment to making global formats and […]

Outlaw’s Dominic Ianno & ITV America alum launch Roundtable Entertainment

Former Outlaw Productions exec Dominic Ianno and and ITV America’s ex-head of entertainment Alex Dundas have joined up with two other senior execs to launch new LA-based outfit Roundtable Entertainment. The prodco will work across TV and film, with John Baldecchi and former Hulu exec Griffin Gmelich also onboard. Ianno is CEO, former MGM exec […]

Leftfield co-president Gretchen Palek moves to Blumhouse TV

US-based Blumhouse TV has hired Leftfield Pictures co-president Gretchen Palek as its new head of alternative. Palek exits the ITV America label after almost eight years, following its multi-year overall deal, struck with Blumhouse TV earlier this year, to jointly create suspenseful non-fiction content. As such, Palek will continue to work with her former ITV […]

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