Richard Hastings


Viacom International Studios UK taps Richard Hastings to helm non-scripted

Viacom International Studios UK has hired Richard Hastings as head of non-scripted programming. The former MultiStory Media exec is to oversee the development and production of all non-scripted output for Viacom channels and platforms as well as third-party partners. The exec, who will start in February, is to build out a team and work with […]

ITV Studios indie poaches BBC producer

ITV Studios-owned factual prodco Shiver has poached Richard Hastings from BBC Entertainment. Hastings (pictured) will become creative director, factual entertainment, formats and daytime at the UK-based Come Dine With Me producer. He joins ITV’s production arm from the entertainment wing of UK pubcaster the BBC, where he was head of factual entertainment development. His new […]