ITV Entertainment

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 […]

Peacock orders ‘Love Island’ spin-off with returning cross-franchise contestants

NBCUniversal streamer Peacock has ordered Love Island Games, the first-ever spin-off from reality dating series Love Island. Expected to debut in Fall 2023, the series will bring together cross-franchise fan-favorite contestants from the US, UK, Australia and other versions of the format to give them a second chance at love. In this new iteration, romance […]

‘Love Island USA’ becomes Peacock’s most-streamed unscripted show

Reality dating show Love Island USA has become Peacock’s most streamed unscripted original series in its first three weeks. The show has also had the third largest original launch overall on the streaming platform since its debut on 19 July, according to NBCUniversal-owned Peacock. The popular format moved to Peacock from linear service CBS earlier […]

‘Love Island’ US moves from CBS to Peacock with two-season pick-up

The US version of ITV Studios dating format Love Island is moving from CBS to Peacock, with the NBCUniversal-owned streamer ordering two new seasons. The show, which ran for three seasons on CBS, is produced by ITV Entertainment, an ITV America company, and based on the UK format owned by ITV Studios and Motion Content […]

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 […]

UK’s ITV rejigs commissioning team with hire of UKTV exec

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has rejigged its commissioning team, with the addition of a UKTV exec and a new role for Louise Major. Natalie Rose is to join ITV Entertainment from the start of February, working alongside fellow commissioners David Symth and Pete Tierney, and assistant commissioners Gemma John-Lewis and Leanne Clarke. She most recently […]

CBS recouples with ‘Love Island’

Love Island is returning Stateside for a second season. US broadcaster CBS has renewed the ITV Entertainment-produced format one week out from its season one finale. Kelly Kahl, president of CBS Entertainment, and Thom Sherman, SVP of programming for CBS Entertainment, announced the renewal at the Television Critics Association press tour this week. News of […]

Love Island US details emerge as ITV’s War of the Worlds sells globally

US broadcaster CBS is expected to stay loyal to ITV Studios’ hit format Love Island, which is intended to lead a brand refresh for the network when it launches in summer 2019.  The format was highlighted by ITV Studios in Cannes on Monday (15 October) as it held court in its container-built stand outside the Grand […]

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, […]