Jo Street


Street homed in new BBC commissioning cross-over role

UK pubcaster the BBC has appointed Jo Street to the newly created role of commissioning editor for entertainment and daytime, a cross-over title that includes development and commissioning for both teams. Entertainment and daytime recently worked together on the BBC Two early-peak quiz Letterbox with Mel Giedroyc. As a result it has created the new […]

Street replaces Kavanagh at BBC Daytime

Jo Street has been named acting controller, daytime, at UK pubcaster the BBC following Damian Kavanagh’s switch to BBC Three digital controller. Street (pictured) is currently responsible for daytime and early peak commissioning in Scotland and Northern Ireland as commissioning editor for daytime, working on shows such as Countryfile, Homes Under the Hammer and Eggheads. […]

BBC One finds The Link, Warner attached for sales

UK channel BBC One has commissioned a quiz show in which teams attempt to find the link between questions, with Warner Bros.’s international unit attached to sell the format rights. The Link will run on BBC One as a 25-episode series in a daytime slot, with Scotland’s STV Productions beginning production later this month in […]