Katy Thorogood

ITV orders prom doc from Grant Mansfield prodco

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has commissioned Prom Crazy: Frocks and Ferraris, a one-hour doc about American-style prom events in the UK. The one-off ob-doc will follow a group of teens as they prepare for prom night and then on the big night itself. It will also look at the businesses springing up to cater to […]

News brief: ITV2 gets Utterly Outrageous

ITV Studios-owned UK factual prodco Shiver is creating a new youth-skewing archive programming brand for digital channel stablemate ITV2. Utterly Outrageous will follow a variety of light-hearted subjects in a countdown format and feature presenters and personalities common to the female-skewing channel. The first shows, Utterly Outrageous Frock Ups and Utterly Outrageous Reality Show Moments […]

ITV’s Shiver inks deal with journalist behind Savile exposé

Shiver, the factual division of ITV Studios, has won several UK commissions and is making several more investigative docs with the criminologist behind its influential Jimmy Savile exposé. Shiver has inked a deal with criminologist Mark Williams-Thomas, who will work on a series of undercover investigations that will broadcast on ITV from later this year. […]