Supernanny


Warner Bros. UK production bosses step down

The bosses of Warner Bros.’ UK production group are exiting the business. Claire Hungate and Nick Emmerson, managing directors of Warner Bros. Television Production UK (WBTVPUK) will both leave, the studio said today. WBTVPUK is the group formerly known as Shed Media and comprises the Wall to Wall, Twenty Twenty, Ricochet, Yalli and Renegade prodcos. […]

IPCN making new Chinese Supernanny

Anglo-Chinese producer and rights firm IPCN will make the latest season of Supernanny in China as the local version switches broadcaster. The latest season of the UK-originated parenting format will play on Northern Chinese satellite channel Anhui TV, having previously gone out on state channel CCTV2. The new season will span 26 episodes across a […]

Mick Desmond exits IPCN as CMC buys in

China-focused rights business IPCN has secured an injection of capital from Chinese state-backed private equity fund CMC, while former ITV executive Mick Desmond has sold his share in the company and exited the business. The undisclosed investment from CMC, executed through its investment vehicle Gravity, gives it 48.1% of a new holding company, Pegasus. IPCN […]

Pioneer Productions staffs up

Pioneer Productions has hired two senior production executives. The Tinopolis-owned factual producer has recruited former Channel 4 commissioner Nav Raman as its new director of development and poached  from the BBC as an executive producer. Barnes is tasked with growing Pioneer’s UK output. Raman joins from Jane Root’s prodco Nutopia and before that was a […]

Healey to run Warner Bros.’ Shed Media U.S.

Warner Bros.-owned Shed Media has hired Pamela Healey as general manager of its US operation. Meanwhile, Shed’s current US boss, Nick Emmerson, will relocate to the UK to run Ricochet Television, the producer that is part of the Shed group. Ricochet Television founder and current CEO Nick Powell will become the company’s chief creative officer. […]