ITV Studios


ITV Studios backs new drama outfit from ‘A Very English Scandal’ EP

A Very English Scandal exec producer Dominic Treadwell-Collins is setting up a new drama label wholly backed by ITV Studios. The new outfit, which is not yet named but will be based out of ITV Studios’ London HQ, is to focus on high-end returning series for the UK and international market. Treadwell-Collins will serve as […]

MultiStory Media rejigs creative team with promotions for De Moraes, McGough

ITV Studios-backed MultiStory Media has restructured its creative team, with Ana De Moraes promoted to chief creative officer. De Moraes is now leading on the label’s creative strategy, overseeing factual and fact ent shows. She reports into Tim Carter, who recently took on the CEO reins for both MultiStory and Twofour. De Moraes joined MultiStory […]

ITV Studios, Love Island help UK broadcaster fight advertising lull

ITV Studios’ shows including Love Island and Snowpiercer are set to boost the revenues of the UK broadcaster’s production arm by more than 5% this year. ITVS has been ramping up its stakes in production assets over the past five years, with deals for companies including Cattleya in Italy, US-based Tomorrow Studios and Piv Bernth’s […]

Armoza Formats strikes Hunan TV development deal, launches ‘Dance Smash’

ITV Studios-owned Armoza Formats has struck a co-development deal with Chinese broadcaster Hunan TV, with the first project between the companies already on air. Dance Smash is a primetime dance competition show and is based on Quebecor Content and Fair-Play’s original format Dance Revolution, which originally aired on Canada’s TVA. It has been further developed […]

Drama propels UK exports to record high of $1.8bn as global SVOD sales surge

UK dramas such as Bodyguard and Killing Eve helped to propel the country’s TV exports to record sales of £1.4bn ($1.8bn) during 2018/19, while worldwide deals between UK companies and global SVOD’s surged by more than 50% over the same period. The figures, revealed today in UK trade body Pact’s TV Exports Report, show that […]

MIPCOM 2019: The Big Deals

As MIPCOM closes its doors after another frenetic market, TBI explores some of the big deals to emerge this year in Cannes. DRAMA With new streamers in town, scripted business was again frisk along the Croisette, with one of those new entrants, Topic, picking up rights to StudioCanal shows Vernon Subutex and Danish comedy drama […]

ITV Studios links with Spain’s Atresmedia for ‘Trust Me I’m A Six-Year-Old’

ITV Studios and Spain’s Atresmedia Studios have struck a co-development deal for gameshow format Trust Me I’m A Six-Year-Old. ITV Studios-backed Possessed worked with the Spanish firm to create the format, which sees celebrities going head-to-head across four competitive rounds, where their only guidance comes from a group of rowdy kids calling the shots with […]

ITV Studios kickstarts major distribution restructure as Talpa’s John de Mol exits

ITV Studios has kickstarted a major restructure of its distribution business that sees the catalogues of Armoza Formats, Twofour and Talpa Media folded into one unscripted catalogue, and new chapter for ITV’s relationship with The Voice creator John de Mol.  ITV Studios’ distribution and commercial arms, formerly known as ITV Studios Global Entertainment, will now operate […]

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