Operation Live


For My Next Trick: The Garden’s Ninder Billing

Each day this week, in the lead-up to International Women’s Day on Friday (8 March), TBI presents its ‘For My Next Trick’ series, which finds a group of industry-leading women across production, commissioning and distribution reflecting on the advice that has shaped their career; innovation in their respective fields; diversity in TV; and the legacy […]

ITVS GE’s World on Fire leads its spring drama slate

ITV Studios Global Entertainment had a stellar debut drama event last year with an oversubscribed show that left an impression on buyers. This afternoon, it plans to go ‘bigger and better’ with 400 guests set to arrive at the iconic Roundhouse in Camden, making it one of the largest screening events held this February “The […]

Operation Live, The Desert highlight ITV Studios’ spring formats slate

ITV Studios has rolled out a slate of new formats including The Garden’s Operation Live, Talpa survival show The Desert and Twofour’s undercover series Secret Teacher. The producer-distributor kicked off UK Screenings week today (15 February) with its annual Formats Festival, which welcomed more than 200 international buyers. ITV Studios-backed producers presenting at the showcase […]

Channel 5’s Operation Live gets Aussie adaptation

The Garden’s Operation Live has scored an Australian adaptation. Channel Seven is localising the format in the new year, with plans to air a two-part special, produced by ITV Studios Australia, that will go behind the scenes on operations in Australia’s leading hospitals. Operation Live will also feature commentary from Australian cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Nikki […]

Zodiak Nederland lands Eyeworks development chief

Zodiak Nederland has hired former Eyeworks Nederland producer Jan Hendrik Smeenge has head of development. Smeenge (left) was formerly Eyeworks Nederland’s head of development, but is now joining the new look Dutch Zodiak, which brought on former Fox International Channels Benelux general programme director Peter Lubbers in March. He is replacing Tatiana Lagewaard, who joined […]