Karen Smith

Endemol Shine creates Oz drama unit with Banks

Endemol Shine Australia has created a new drama division and signed respected local producer Imogen Banks (pictured) to run it. The division, Endemol Shine Banks, will sit within Endemol Shine Group’s Aussie arm, with Banks reporting into CEOs Mark and Carl Fennessy. Banks, along with prolific scripted producer John Edwards, developed ABC miniseries Paper Giants […]

Runner to cross Britain for Discovery

An endurance runner with traverse the length of Britain in a 1x60mins doc for Discovery Channel. Sean Conway: Running Britain will see the titular athlete running nearly 1,000 miles, from John O’Groats in northern Scotland to Land’s End in the southwest of England. Conway failed in a previous attempt at the feat last year after […]

Channel 4 enters The Dog Show

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has ordered a 15-episode competition series in which dogs and their owners tackle physical challenges. The Dog Show (WT) is being created by Tuesday’s Child, the prodco former Shine TV joint managing director Karen Smith (pictured) launched earlier this year. Tasks will include a “spectacular Dogstacle course” and the winning partnership […]