Talpa UK

Talpa taps ex-C4 exec for UK development

Talpa UK has hired a former Channel 4 commissioning editor to become its director of development and formats. The British arm of ITV Studios-owned Talpa Media has appointed Madeleine Knight to the post. She joins having previously been at UK broadcaster C4, where her commissions included 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Time Crashers, […]

De Mol’s Talpa launches branded prodcos in Europe

John De Mol’s Talpa Media is launching branded production bases in the UK, Italy and Scandinavia. Talpa UK, Talpa Italia and Talpa Nordic have been established in London, Rome and Copenhagen, with Shed Media, Sony-backed Toro TV and Nordisk  Film TV the respective local joint venture partners. All three bases will produce formats such as […]