Jonathan Blyth


BBC Studios’ Keelan exits amid Content Partnerships rejig

BBC Studios’ scripted portfolio director Liam Keelan is exiting the business as the distributor once again restructures its exec ranks. The exec’s departure comes six months after Mark Linsey was made chief creative officer of BBC Studios, in charge of its Content Partnerships team and portfolio of production relationships. Keelan joined BBC Studios, previously called […]

BBC Studios Showcase: Going upstream for premium drama

The BBC Studios merger has allowed scripted execs to get closer to IP much earlier in the game – a strategy that is paying dividends across drama and comedy As a result of the BBC Studios merger, conversations for scripted programming are now further “upstream”, with the distributor coming in much earlier in the development […]

Hasselhoff goes Hoff the Record on Dave

Cult icon David Hasselhoff has landed a 6x30mins ‘mockumentary’ comedy series at UK digital channel Dave. Hoff the Record will be a semi-improvised comedy from Me & You Productions (An Idiot Abroad) shot in documentary style similar to HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm. It will chart the life of a fictional version of Hasselhoff, known to […]