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Sky hires Big Talk exec as comedy commissioner

Sky has hired Big Talk Productions’ Josh Cole as commissioning editor for comedy. In the role, Cole will commission and executive produce a range of original comedy for Sky. Cole joins UK satcaster Sky this autumn as Sky 1 gets set to debut a range of new comedies. Original productions such as Jack Whitehall’s Bounty […]

US scribe writing Sky Atlantic comedy

US writer and performer David Cross is penning a comedy starring Stephen Mangan and Heather Graham for the Sky Atlantic pay TV channel in the UK. Bliss will follow Mangan (Episodes) as a travel writer, who leads a double life with families on both sides of the English city of Bristol. Graham (Boogie Nights, The […]