Jo McGrath

Walter Presents team launches drama venture backed by Channel 4

The trio behind international drama platform Walter Presents is setting up a new drama venture, backed by UK broadcaster Channel 4. Founders and creators Walter Iuzzolino, Jo McGrath and Jason Thorp’s new outfit is called Eagle Eye Drama, and it will focus on producing English-language drama inspired by foreign-language programmes the team have championed via […]

Channel 4 launches on-demand service with Thorp

Channel 4 and Jason Thorp are due to launch a new on-demand service dedicated to “the very best foreign-language series” this autumn in the UK, with more roll-outs to follow in other markets. 4World Drama (WT) will be available for free in the UK through Channel 4’s new digital hub, All 4, and will feature […]

FIC names Europe, Africa production chief

Fox International Channels has named Jo McGrath as head of production, FIC Europe and Africa. McGrath, who will be in charge of all production activity across FIC Europe’s entertainment and lifestyle brands, will be based in London and will report to Jason Thorp, executive vice-president, content, Europe and managing director, UK and Africa. McGrath previously […]