Jess Fowle


Sky buys stakes in UK indies

Sky has acquired a majority stake in a northern England-based prodco, marking the latest round of investment in the UK production sector for the European pay TV operator. Sky has also taken an undisclosed stake in Chrysalis Vision, the drama production vehicle Chris Wright and Mick Pilsworth set up two years ago. The True North […]

Franchise building

The current batch of home renovation formats mirror the pared-down approach to home ownership in the post-recession. Jesse Whittock looks at how the genre continues building. Fitting a new kitchen, re-turfing the garden or completely renovating a home are stresses every home-owner identifies with. The reward when the job’s done is unique, and perhaps that’s […]

News brief: Junior Vets get more training at CBBC

Factual entertainment series Junior Vets has been given a second season on UK children’s digital channel CBBC. The series’ first run went out in January and CBBC has now given it a new 10x60mins series, which will film at the Royal School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh, Scotland, this summer. It sees six young vets […]