UK’s ITV2 orders Noho teen drama, ‘Tell Me Everything’

ITV2 in the UK has commissioned a teen drama, Tell Me Everything, produced by ITV Studios-owned Noho Film and Television. The series, created by Mark O’Sullivan and Yemi Oyefuwa, explores what it’s like to be coming of age in the 2020s and will head to ITV2 and VOD service ITV Hub. Noho Film and Television’s […]

ITV2 spins Monkey’s ‘Celebrity Karaoke Club’ with drag version

ITV2 in the UK has ordered a spin-off version of NBCUniversal format Celebrity Karaoke Club featuring drag stars, while the original show has also been extended into a second season. Karaoke Club: Drag Edition will debut in the Autumn on ITV2 and streamer ITV Hub, featuring stars as they attempt to impress their fellow singers […]

UK’s ITV details ‘on-demand first’ commissioning plan, preps ITV2 drama & factual shows

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has confirmed it is to start commissioning directly for its ad-supported streamer ITV Hub and will order factual originals for youth-skewing brand ITV2. ITV CEO Carolyn McCall said last year that the company would start ordering shows directly for its AVOD and SVOD streamer, and head of digital channels & acquisitions Paul Mortimer […]

ITV preps for ‘Love Island’ return after host Caroline Flack’s death, aged 40

UK commercial broadcaster ITV is preparing to return Love Island to screens with an episode dedicated to its former host Caroline Flack, whose death was reported over the weekend. News of Flack’s death from suicide first emerged on Saturday, prompting the show’s channel ITV2 to postpone both that day’s Love Island: Unseen Bits programme and […]

ITV names Laura Whitmore to replace Caroline Flack on ‘Love Island’

Laura Whitmore is to replace Caroline Flack as the host on season six of the UK version of Love Island. Flack stood down this week from hosting duties after being charged with assault by beating following an incident at her Islington home. Whitmore previously replaced Flack as host of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out […]

ITV boss defends ‘Love Island’ as half-year results unveiled

ITV boss Carolyn McCall has defended Love Island’s duty of care as the broadcaster prepares to roll out a winter series of the format just months after facing calls for its cancellation.  Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Today’ programme this morning, McCall was grilled about the future of the show rather than ITV’s half-year results, unveiled […]

‘Love Island’ to get two-series run on ITV2 in 2020

Love Island will get its first winter series on UK broadcaster ITV2 next year. The hit format will return in early 2020 with a South Africa-set instalment of the programme. A winter-time series of the show, in line with programmes such as Big Brother which previously aired spin-off show Celebrity Big Brother in the same year, […]

Fremantle takes ITV2 back to ‘Supermarket Sweep’

UK commercial broadcaster ITV is bringing back classic gameshow Supermarket Sweep after ordering a 20-episode series for its ITV2 network. The 20 x 60 minute show is being produced by Fremantle-owned producer Thames and will return to screens as a primetime nightly show, hosted by Rylan Clark-Neal. The series will run over four weeks and […]

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