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Quibi lights up ‘weed enthusiast’ show from ITVS’ Leftfield Pictures

Soon-to-launch short-form streamer Quibi has ordered a series that follows a marijuana enthusiast creating art for celebrity smokers. Let’s Roll With Tony Greenhand is from ITV America’s Leftfield Pictures and follow ‘cannabis artist’ Greenhand as he connects with a different celebrity weed enthusiast “to make their wildest joint dreams come true.” The show features Greenhand rolling […]

ITV Studios Entertainment develops interactive dating show with Quibi

Jeffrey Katzenberg’s premium short-form platform Quibi is developing a dating format from ITV Studios Entertainment (ITVSE). The Hot Drop, from ITVSE and ITV America’s Sirens Media, will use Quibi’s tech to profile a singleton from the US, with viewers then required to upload videos in a bid to secure a date with the individual. Three […]

Cara Delevingne boards stunt show for Quibi

Quibi has ordered a Cara Delevingne-produced stunt show from ITV America-owned Sirens Media. The short-form platform has signed up for the as-yet-untitled practical joke series, which will find the model-actress taking on hosting duties and also leading a band of female accomplices as they pull off a range of subtle to extreme stunts. The project […]

Disney+ scores ITV Studios, Spoke Studios docuseries with LeBron James

Disney+ is working with ITV Studios and basketball star LeBron James on a 10-part docuseries that will explore celebrities’ early lives. Becoming is being produced by James’ and Maverick Carter’s prodco Springhill Entertainment, ESPN Films, Spoke Studios and ITV America. It is based on a show that was originally created for Disney XD, which featured […]

Kimmelot, ITV America strike unscripted deal

Kimmelot, the company formed by Jimmy Kimmel and Wheelhouse Group CEO Brent Montgomery, has struck an unscripted production deal with ITV America. Montgomery was formerly CEO at ITV America, before departing to form Wheelhouse Entertainment in 2018 and forging a content venture with the Jimmy Kimmel Live! star. Kimmelot’s first show produced through the exclusive […]

Leftfield taps Scripps vet for development

ITV America-owned Leftfield Pictures has hired veteran development executive Andrew Schechter as senior vice president of development. Schechter will report to Leftfield co-presidents Shawn Witt and Gretchen Palek. The new exec joins Leftfield following his five-year tenure at Scripps Networks, where he served as vice president of development across Food Network, Cooking Channel and Travel […]

ITV America launches crime prodco & hires Entertainment EVP

ITV America has launched a new development and production division, Good Caper Content, devoted to crime and investigative programming, as it names Alex Dundas its new executive vice president for ITV Entertainment. Veteran TV executive Kathryn Vaughan (pictured) will become president of Good Caper and report to ITV America chief creative officer, David Eilenberg. Vaughan, […]

ITV’s Leftfield Pictures set for Facebook talk show

ITV America’s Leftfield Pictures has teamed with Scooter Braun’s SB Projects to develop and produce a talk show format for Facebook Watch. The talk show will be hosted by Lewis Howes (pictured) the author, entrepreneur and host of The School of Greatness podcast. Titled Breakthrough with Lewis Howes, the show will premiere on Facebook later […]

Montgomery names Spoke’s leadership team

Brent Montgomery, ITV America’s former CEO, has named the team he will work with to lead Spoke Studios, the first production label for his new venture Wheelhouse Entertainment. Montgomery departed from ITV this January and announced the launch of his media and marketing business, Wheelhouse, shortly after. Under the Wheelhouse umbrella, Spoke was launched in […]

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