ITV America


Ben Silverman’s Propagate staffs up

Propagate, the US prodco run by Ben Silverman and backed by A+E, has made a trio of appointments bringing in execs from ITV Studios, Pilgrim Studios and Fox Sports. Former NBC Entertainment and Electus boss Silverman joined his former Reveille partner Howard Owens at Propagate last month, at which point A+E invested in the prodco. In […]

Ex-ITVS America exec creates unscripted prodco

Former ITV Studios America development executive Rob Shaftel has create a New York-based production company, Hit+Run. Hit+Run will look to creat high concept and high quality character-driven series and original formats, which Shaftel will executive produce. Shaftel (pictured) has hired another former ITVS America development exec, Noah Korn, to become senior director of development, and […]

ITV poaches Turner’s Eilenberg for key US role

Turner Broadcasting System veteran David Eilenberg has been tapped to run ITV Entertainment, the newly named reality production division of ITV America. As president, Eilenberg (pictured) will run the unit, which was known as ITV Studios America until Brent Montgomery was named CEO of a consolidated ITV America in December. In part, Eilenberg replaces Orly […]

Crozier: ‘ITV a buyer, not a target’

ITV CEO Adam Crozier has dismissed suggestions the UK broadcaster is a takeover target and instead described the business as a “consolidator”. Rumours John Malone’s Liberty Global will attempt a takeover of ITV have abounded in recent years after the cable giant began building a stake in the British commercial network. However, Crozier, who has […]

Maria Kyriacou upped at ITV Studios

Maria Kyriacou has been handed a wider role in at ITV Studios after being named president, international, of the content arm of UK-listed broadcaster ITV. The role is a new one at ITV Studios, and puts Kyriacou in charge of its network of prodcos outside the US, as well as the US scripted division. She […]

Montgomery appointed ITV America boss

ITV has appointed Brent Montgomery CEO of its restructured US division, which has been rebranded ITV America. Montgomery is the founder and CEO of US prodco Leftfield Entertainment, which is owned by UK-based broadcaster ITV. He effectively replaces Paul Buccieri, who exited ITV late last year to become president of the A&E and History networks […]