ITV Studios Global Entertainment


MIPCOM slates – ITV Studios & Endemol Shine

ITV Studios Global Entertainment ITV is bringing ten formats to Cannes, leading with popular dating show Love Island. The interactive show will be joined by new titles such as Big Star Bigger Star, a format in which parents of famous faces describe what they were like when they were children, and CelebAbility, where five friends […]

ITVSGE hands EMEA to Johnson

ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVSGE) has promoted Americas sales chief Greg Johnson control of the EMEA region. Johnson will keep his previous duties in his new post as executive VP of EMEA and Americas, though he is relocating to London in January 2018. Since joining ITVSGE in 2013 from BBC Worldwide, Johnson has lead his […]

TVNZ renews ITV deal despite output issues

New Zealand’s TVNZ has renewed its output deal with ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVSGE) despite yesterday pointing to the ill effects of a similar agreement. The multi-year agreement means the commercially funded public broadcaster will have a first look at all ITVSGE shows across the drama, entertainment, factual entertainment and documentary genres. Yesterday, TVNZ revealed […]

ITV’s Gopal makes eOne sales switch

Dan Gopal is leaving ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVSGE) to become Entertainment One’s sales chief across the EMEA region. He has been appointed executive VP of EMEA sales, reporting to eOne Television International president Stuart Baxter. The new role will see him leading eOne’s London-based EMEA sales team, with other European sales operations also report […]

Come Dine with Me returns to Spain

Spanish network Cuatro has ordered a local version of ITV Studios’ evergreen format Come Dine with Me. Warner Bros. International Television Production will produce Ven a Cenar Conmigo for Mediaset España-owned Cuatro. The Spanish version will see five amateur chefs holding dinner parties to a bid to win €3,000 (US$3,400). The series was last on […]

Fremantle ups scripted buyer

FremantleMedia International (FMI) has promoted Rebecca Dundon to director of scripted acquisitions, and hired an exec from ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVSGE). Dundon takes on the new role after joining FremantleMedia’s sales arm as senior acquisitions manager in 2015. She previously worked at Shine International (now part of Endemol Shine International). Anthony Patton is joining […]

Seven renews ITV Studios first-look deal

Australia’s Network Seven has renewed its long-standing first-look programming deal with ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVSGE). The new agreement begins in July, and hands Seven at ITVSGE programming until “well into 2021”. “In conjunction with our Australian programming, ITVS GE’s expansive portfolio of factual, drama and entertainment titles continue to play a key role in […]

Dalton’s ITV move sparks Endemol Shine rejig

Endemol Shine Group (ESG) has rejigged its Central and Eastern Europe sales team following the departure of Pascal Dalton for ITV Studios (ITS). Dalton (pictured) is exiting his post as regional sales director for the CEE at MasterChef and Big Brother distributor Endemol Shine International (ESI) after eight years, and will become VP of global […]

eOne hires DRG’s Hedges

Entertainment One Television has hired DRG acquisitions chief Noel Hedges for a senior post. Hedges has been named executive VP of acquisitions at eOne’s TV division, a new role that will see him buying content for distribution and overseeing teams in London and Toronto. At DRG, Hedges is EVP of content, and has worked at […]

ITVSGE licences Graham Norton show in Latin America

ITV Studios Global Entertainment has signed a deal to air new seasons of The Graham Norton Show throughout Latin America on AMC Networks International – Latin America’s Film&Arts channel. The deal will see series 21 of the comedy talk show premiere this month, with series 22 scheduled for Autumn. Christina Covarrubias, Director of Sales for […]