Jo Clinton-Davis


ITV explores Britain’s jails with Chalkboard TV

UK broadcaster ITV is exploring life in Britain’s jails with Chalkboard TV’s Inside Prison: Britain Behind Bars. The 4 x 60-minute series has rare access into seven men and women’s prisons, offering a 360-degree look at those on the frontline of Britain’s jails, as well as the prisoners. Through the experiences of both trainee and […]

Shake-up as Lygo unveils ITV’s new team

ITV has unveiled a raft of new senior programming executives in a widespread shake-up that sees new director of television Kevin Lygo (pictured) stamp his mark on the commercial broadcaster. The UK broadcaster has recruited BBC drama chief Polly Hill to run its scripted output, as part of a wider shake-up of the programming team […]

ITV orders Bully Project for the UK

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has ordered a local version of The Bully Project, the Dutch format that captures footage of kids being bullied and then seeks to address and resolve the problems at hand. The format is sold by Lineup Industries, the international distributor set up last year by former Sony and Endemol execs Ed […]

Studio Lambert holiday format lands at ITV

A humorous Studio Lambert-created holiday format is set to go out on UK broadcaster ITV. The Trip Advisors (WT) is All3Media-backed Studio Lambert’s first ITV commission in half a decade. The show will reveal how Brits vacation through the experiences of five very different groups of holidaymakers that take the same flights, stay at the […]

Klein leaves BBC Four to take ITV factual post

BBC four controller Richard Klein has been hired to lead rival ITV’s factual charge, as part of a series of new appointments. He will become the UK commercial channel’s director of factual, with former Channel 4 daytime chief Helen Warner becoming director of daytime. The pair join ITV this summer to take over the duties […]