Jesse Armstrong

BBCWW backs new Peep Show team indie

BBC Worldwide (BBCWW) has backed a new indie formed by Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong, the writers behind Peep Show and Fresh Meat. Various Artists Limited (VAL) will be lead by Bain and Armstrong, who have joined forces with former Channel 4 commissioners Phil Clarke and Roberto Troni on the venture. BBCWW will take a […]

BBCWW buys into debuting Hincks, Fincham prodco

Expectation, the indie Peter Fincham and Tim Hincks created last year, has secured financial backing from BBC Worldwide and hired ex-Endemol Shine UK and Channel 4 execs for key creative posts. The BBC’s commercial arm have swooped for a 24.9% stake in the producer for an undisclosed amount, a deal that comes just before the […]

Peep Show creators, C4 exec create comedy indie

The creators of hit comedy series Peep Show and outgoing head of comedy at Channel 4 are joining forces to create a new UK indie. Channel 4’s comedy chief Phil Clark is leaving the broadcaster later in 2017, five years after he joined from Peep Show prodco Objective. He will start the new, as yet […]

Starz making US Peep Show

Cable net Starz is working up a version of Peep Show, the latest attempt at remaking the British comedy series for the US. All3Media’s UK prodco Objective made the original series, which ran to nine seasons on Channel 4. Objective’s US arm will make the Starz series, and Peep Show creators Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong […]