Nicola Lloyd

Channel 4 courts First Dates spin-off

UK broadcaster Channel 4 is expanding its relationship with popular romance format First Dates. The pubcaster has commissioned First Dates Hotel, a 6x60mins spin-off series in which the original shows Fred Siriex, a restaurant maître d’, and his team host singletons on blind dates at a boutique hotel in the French countryside. A new format […]

ITV poaches C4, Twenty Twenty execs

UK broadcaster ITV has added a pair of factual executives to its ranks. Kate Teckman (left) joins from ITV rival Channel 4, while Nicola Lloyd was previously at First Dates producer Twenty Twenty. Both will become factual entertainment commissioning editors, reporting to new head of factual entertainment Sue Murphy, who joined in April as part […]