Russ Buchholz


Studios investment brings 3% revenue drop to ITV

UK broadcaster ITV’s mid-year results show a 3% drop in revenue, which it partly attributes to ITV Studios’ investments. Total external revenue is down 3% at £1.46 billion from £1.5 billion recorded at the same time last year. While production wing ITV Studios’ total revenues grew 7% to £697 million, including currency benefits, adjusted EBITA […]

ITV Studios hires USA & ABC execs for scripted

ITV Studios America (ITVSA) has hired USA Networks’ Jed Valdecantos and ABC Studios’ Jim Dietle. Valdecantos has been named VP of scripted TV development, while Dietle become VP of business and legal affairs. ITVSA, the LA-based scripted arm of UK broadcaster ITV’s production wing, ITV Studios, has been building out its team. It recently hired […]

Endemol Shine’s Buchholz heads ITV Studios JV

Endemol Shine Studios’ Russ Buchholz is to lead the new joint venture between ITV Studios America and Circle of Confusion. He has been named executive VP and head of creative affairs at Circle of Confusion Television Studios. Effective immediately, this puts Buchholz in charge of day-to-day operations at the LA-based prodco, which aims to create […]