Saskia Schuster

ITV drops all-male comedy writing teams

ITV’s head of comedy has said she will no longer commission comedy shows with all-male writers’ rooms. Speaking at the Diverse Media Festival in Bradford, Saskia Schuster says she has taken action after realising that “an awful lot of my comedy entertainment shows are made up of all-male writing teams”. “Too often the writing room […]

Sky Living orders female-led sitcom

UK pay TV channel Sky Living HD has commissioned a female-led six-part comedy set in the world of product promotions. Give Out Girls comes from UK indie Big Talk Productions (Friday Night Dinner) and Popper Pictures and will star Kerry Howard (Him & Her), X Factor UK finalist Diana Vickers and others including Tracy-Ann Oberman […]