Meredith Chambers

MIPCOM Hot Picks: Alone At Home

Distributor: Sony Pictures Television International Distribution Producer: Electric Ray Broadcaster: Channel 4 (UK) Concept: Kids aged 8-16 are left to fend for themselves for four days A group of kids get four days alone at home in UK producer Electric Ray’s latest offering, which provides an intimate view of modern families for British broadcaster Channel […]

Electric Ray poaches Endemol’s Parry

Sony-backed UK prodco Electric Ray has brought Endemol entertainment executive Shaun Parry into its fold. Parry will take up the new post of creative director, overseeing Electric Ray’s entertainment programming slate as well as its development unit, which creates formats for the international market. He takes up the post in March and will report to […]

BBC One kicks on with ‘Class of ’92’ football doc

UK broadcaster BBC One has commissioned a three-part documentary series following former Manchester United footballers as they attempt to save an ailing club. Salford Dreams United (WT) will see Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt, Gary Neville and Phil Neville – all members of the famed ‘Class of ‘92’ Man Utd team that dominated English […]

Couples to be Prized Apart on BBC One

UK terrestrial BBC One has commissioned a Saturday night series that combines “heart-stopping location adventure and high studio drama”. Prized Apart (WT) will see 10 men and women leave their friends and family to undertake challenges such as river rapid riding and jumps from snow-capped mountains. Each week, the worst performing contestant will be flown […]

Chambers joins Warner at Sony-backed Electric Ray

Meredith Chambers has joined Karl Warner at newly-formed UK production company Electric Ray. Chambers will become managing director at the producer, alongside Warner who formed the company with backing from Sony Pictures Television in January. Chambers will focus on producing factual content while Warner will focus on its entertainment output. The producer has yet to […]