Kenton Allen

Cold Feet producer sets up shop in Manchester

Cold Feet producer Big Talk Productions is heading north with a new production base out of Manchester. The northern outpost, titled Big Talk North, will focus on developing and producing comedy and drama. Big Talk’s northern ambitions come a week after Channel 4 unveiled the city as the base for its national headquarters. The producer […]

New attempt to find US Friday Night Dinner recipe

CBS is taking another shot at remaking UK sitcom Friday Night Dinner for US broadcast audiences. This is the third time a US network has attempted to format the show, with CBS taking an earlier stab in 2014 and NBC shooting a pilot for the 2011-12 season. The latest attempt has King of Queens co-creator […]

Sky Living orders female-led sitcom

UK pay TV channel Sky Living HD has commissioned a female-led six-part comedy set in the world of product promotions. Give Out Girls comes from UK indie Big Talk Productions (Friday Night Dinner) and Popper Pictures and will star Kerry Howard (Him & Her), X Factor UK finalist Diana Vickers and others including Tracy-Ann Oberman […]