Pam Cavannagh

BBC Studios ups two with Collins exiting

The BBC has moved Damon Pattison, currently head of development at BBC Studios, to head of entertainment for the North and Pam Cavannagh, formerly a BBC One channel exec, to the role of creative director at the producer, as Kieron Collins exits. Taking up the role in the New Year, Pattison (pictured right) will be […]

News brief: ITV’s 12 Yard gets BBC One gameshow order

ITV Studio-backed UK producer 12 Yard has won a commission from BBC One for a new gameshow, Pressure Pad. The high tech gameshowwill be fronted by John Barrowman (Torchwood) and go out on BBC One this autumn. It is set in a “quizzing amphitheatre”, which has an under floor high-res LED screen. Teams then compete […]

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 […]