Piers Wenger

Channel 4 orders Keshet comedy

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has ordered a local version of Israeli comedy drama Loaded. The Keshet International format follows four friends who become overnight millionaires after selling their gaming business. The UK version will be produced by Keshet UK and Hillbilly Television and run to 8x45mins. Jon Brown (Fresh Meat) is writing the show. Piers […]

Channel 4 poaches Red Arrow exec for int’nl push

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has poached a Red Arrow UK scripted boss to lead a new push in to international drama coproduction. Simon Maxwell has been named head of international drama and will invest in coproduced dramas as part of a new strategy that will see overseas writers and talent come to Channel 4 and […]