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Sky One links with Expectation for David Schwimmer comedy

Sky One has commissioned Expectation for a six-part comedy starring Friends actor David Schwimmer (pictured, right). Schwimmer is to star and exec produce the show, which is a co-production with Dark Harbor Stories, alongside British co-star, writer and exec producer Nick Mohammed (The Martian; pictured, left). The series is a workplace comedy based in Cheltenham […]

BBCWW buys into debuting Hincks, Fincham prodco

Expectation, the indie Peter Fincham and Tim Hincks created last year, has secured financial backing from BBC Worldwide and hired ex-Endemol Shine UK and Channel 4 execs for key creative posts. The BBC’s commercial arm have swooped for a 24.9% stake in the producer for an undisclosed amount, a deal that comes just before the […]

Peep Show creators, C4 exec create comedy indie

The creators of hit comedy series Peep Show and outgoing head of comedy at Channel 4 are joining forces to create a new UK indie. Channel 4’s comedy chief Phil Clark is leaving the broadcaster later in 2017, five years after he joined from Peep Show prodco Objective. He will start the new, as yet […]