Katie Boyd

Ex-C4 commissioner joins Rare TV prodco

A former commissioner at UK broadcaster Channel 4 has joined UK producer Screenchannel Television as its first creative director. Katie Boyd joins the Rare TV Group-owned prodco to help expands its slate of returnable series, focusing on UK factual and factual entertainment formats with global potential. Screenchannel launched in 2009 and became part of London-based […]

Ex-London Live, Channel 4 exec joins Nutopia

Former London Live and Channel 4 commissioner Katie Boyd has joined Jane Root’s factual specialist Nutopia. Boyd joins the Story of Us… prodco along with CB Films’ Simon Willgoss. Boyd will become executive producer, while Willgoss becomes head of development. Nutopia’s current deputy head of development Lee McNulty is concurrently promoted to in-house producer. Former […]

Channel 4 makes factual hires

UK terrestrial Channel 4 has hired a pair of executives to its features and factual commissioning teams, and made another editor’s role permanent. Former Channel 5 commissioning editor Ian Dunkley has been hired as commissioning editor, factual entertainment. He will report to head of factual entertainment Liam Humphreys. He joins a team that also includes […]

Remarkable wins C4 commission for Undo Me

Endemol-owned UK producer Remarkable Television will make new fact-ent series Undo Me, in which Katie Piper helps people come to terms with terrible beauty decisions. Piper is the model-turned-presenter left scarred in an acid attack. In the new show she will hear stories from people who have made bad beauty decisions and are desperate to […]