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TV industry veterans buy UK indie

Three television industry veterans behind a new London-based investment group have bought a UK-based factual producer Blink Films. Neil Court, Charles Wace and Charles Ogilvie’s Tin Roof Media has paid an undisclosed amount to buy Blink, which is behind new BBC Four and PBS neuroscience-themed coproduction The Brain with Dr David Eagleman. 9 Story Media […]

Nat Geo orders ITV Studios Norway ob doc

National Geographic Channels International has commissioned an ob-doc about Scandinavian tow truck drivers from ITV Studios Norway. The untitled doc is NGCI’s first format fully shot in Norway, and its first with ITVS Norway. It will go out across the 21st Century Fox-backed broadcaster’s European channels footprint. The show follows “the wild and rugged men […]

Oldroyd upped in Nat Geo Channels International reshuffle

Jules Oldroyd (pictured) has been promoted to senior VP, programming strategy and development at National Geographic Channels International as part of a commissioning structure reshuffle. The promotion is the top line announcement of a restructuring at Hamish Mykura’s international content unit. Oldroyd will now oversee globally commissioned programming in the 170 territories outside the US. […]