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Wag Entertainment hires Bridget Boseley as first creative director

UK factual production and distribution company Wag Entertainment has hired former Spun Gold exec Bridget Boseley to the newly created role of creative director. The appointment comes as part of the company’s plans to expand its output in the UK market and develop business with a focus on streaming platforms. It also follows its recent […]

Spun Gold secures true crime commissions from UK’s 5STAR

UK producer Spun Gold Television has won a raft of crime commissions from 5STAR, part of broadcaster Channel 5’s family of channels. Key titles include Killed on Camera (1×60), which tells the story of a family’s quest to find out how a snuff movie fantasist, known to the police, was able to murder a 17 year-old […]

Nat Geo secures Royal Wedding specials from Spun Gold

National Geographic is the latest broadcaster to unveil its plans for the upcoming marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, with two royal wedding specials premiering later in May. Leading up to the wedding, National Geographic will premiere Prince Harry’s Story: Four Royal Weddings, which charts Harry’s journey from childhood through the prism of key […]

Discovery, Foxtel get new arrival with Spun Gold series

Discovery in Europe and Latin America and Foxtel in Australia have picked up pregnancy and parenting unscripted series Nine Months Later. The 6x60mins observational doc is produced by UK indie Spun Gold with Bellota Productions and originally went out on UK pay TV channel Sky Living. Conceived by two new mums, Nine Months Later follows […]

BBC orders Country Life magazine series

BBC Two has ordered Inside Country Life, a reality show set inside the offices of British lifestyle magazine Country Life. The 3x60mins show will be made by Spun Gold and produced by Jane Treays, the exec behind the successful BBC Two series Inside Claridges and who recently joined the UK independent prodco. It will follow […]

MIPTV 2014: All3Media brings talent-led factual to MIPTV

All3Media International is bringing 41 hours of factual entertainment programming from UK indie Spun Gold to MIPTV. Among the shows will be talent-led series such as Off the Beaten Track, fronted by British daytime TV host Christine Bleakley and Jennifer Saunders: Back in the Saddle, which features the eponymous Absolutely Fabulous star. Ob docs such […]

Discovery orders adventure series with Deadly 60’s Steve Backshall

Discovery Western Europe has ordered a four-part adventure series fronted by Steve Backshall, Swimming with Monsters. The series is in production and being made by UK indie Spun Gold. Discovery plans to transmit the show on its networks around the world and it will go out in the US, Europe, the Middle East and Africa […]