Sean Doyle

Channel 5 Blind Date commissioner departs for Channel 4

Blind Date commissioner Sean Doyle is leaving Channel 5 to board Channel 4. The exec – one of C5 boss Ben Frow’s key commissioners – is joining the channel in the new role of deputy head of features and formats, where he will focus on programming for the 8pm slot. Doyle will report into head […]

Sinkholes develop on Channel 5

Boomerang, part of the Twofour Group, has been commissioned to produce a brand new 3x60mins series for UK broadcaster Channel 5, Sinkholes: Deadly Drops. Sinkholes: Deadly Drops will re-live the incredible stories of the people and places that survived a sinkhole – exploring the ripple effect in the immediate aftermath to the enormous feats of […]

Viacom poaches BBC exec for commissioning

Viacom has recruited Sean Doyle as a factual commissioner for its Channel 5 operation, poaching him from the BBC. Doyle was head of development for daytime and features at the BBC, commissioning series including Blitz Cities and Michael Portillo’s State Secrets. At Channel 5 he will report to director of programming Ben Frow. Channel 5 […]