Michael Mannes


BBC tries on Pressure Pad

UK pubcaster the BBC has commissioned a 25x45mins gameshow set in a “stunning high tech set”. Pressure Pad will launch on BBC One in the autumn, with ITV Studios-owned 12 Yard Productions attached. Actor and broadcaster John Barrowman will host the series, which is set in a ‘quizzing amphitheatre’ with an under floor high-res LED […]

Celebrity and charity mix for ITV series

UK broadcaster ITV has commissioned one of its own prodcos to create a new light entertainment series in which celebrities and their children win cash for charity. ITV Studios-owned 12 Yard Productions will produce Big Star’s Little Star for the broadcaster’s flagship terrestrial channel. The family friendly show will see surprising and embarrassing details about […]