The Moaning of Life


Richard Yee: Getting Karl Pilkington into scripted

Sick of It director and co-writer Richard Yee tells TBI how he convinced The Idiot Abroad’s Karl Pilkington to take on the challenge of scripted drama in a two-part role reflecting his everyday conversations with himself. Sick of It is the new Sky drama about London cabbie Karl, a man attempting to get over a […]

BBCWW bringing Karl Pilkington to Cannes, sells Moaning

BBC Worldwide has told TBI that it is bringing Karl Pilkington to Cannes to promote his new show, The Moaning of Life. The distributor also said it has presold the show to a Scandinavian channel ahead of its big international launch at MIPCOM. Pilkington came to the public’s attention as a sidekick of Ricky Gervais […]

Discovery 2013 Upfront report

Discovery unveiled a new scripted show and a raft of reality and doc series at its annual Upfront in New York, which was attended by Oprah Winfrey, William Hurt, Tyler Perry and reality child star Honey Boo Boo among others. Discovery boss David Zaslav told the assembled ad buyers that across all of its networks […]