ITV Studios

London TV Screenings organisers unveil 2024 schedule & record number of distributors

The London TV Screenings has unveiled its schedule for 2024 and confirmed it will attract more distributors than ever before, alongside founding members Fremantle, All3Media International, Banijay and ITV Studios (ITVS). The event, which welcomed more than 500 buyers in 2023, runs 26 February to Friday 1 March and will welcome 29 distributors next year, […]

Streamers fuel UK show exports to record $2.28bn, as Europe offsets US stagnation

Streamers have driven international sales of UK shows to new heights, with exports rising 22% over the past 12 months to reach £1.85bn ($2.28bn), according to data revealed today. UK finished programme exports including Frozen Planet II and Litvinenko made up 60% of exports and rose 11% to £1.11bn – breaching the £1bn mark for […]

Youngest Media’s David Flynn & ITVS’s South Shore launch unscripted label Plegazoid

Former Youngest Media founder David Flynn has re-emerged with a new production outfit, this time with the backing of ITV Studios-owned South Shore. His new label, Plegazoid, has entered into an exclusive joint venture agreement with Don’t Look Down prodco South Shore to develop and produce unscripted formats together. Flynn has been working with the […]

ITV Studios backs new Italian prodco from ‘Gomorrah’ firm Cattleya

ITV Studios (ITVS)-backed Italian producer Cattleya is launching a new outfit in partnership with writers Leonardo Fasoli and Maddalena Ravagli. Dedalus will develop and produce films and TV series, with two projects in the works including TV series Erba. The show is based on a series of high-profile murders in Italy in 2006 and will […]

ITV Studios hires Disney alum Tom Clark to head up global commercial strategy

ITV Studios has appointed Airbnb exec and Disney alum Tom Clark to the newly created position of EVP of commercial strategy on its global partnerships team. Joining on 2 October, Clark will report to Ruth Berry, managing director of global partnerships, taking the lead on the division’s’ commercial strategy, working closely with the sales, digital […]