Tiger Aspect

Tiger Aspect appoints UKTV exec Zoe Brown as chief commercial officer

Banijay-owned UK scripted label Tiger Aspect has appointed UKTV’s director of legal & business affairs, Zoe Brown, to the new role of chief commercial officer. Brown will join Tiger Aspect’s newly established leadership team, which includes head of drama Lucy Bedford, head of comedy David Simpson and COO Helen Wright, working closely with the team […]

Sky Studios hires BBC commissioner for comedy, adds Tiger Aspect & BBCS for production

UK-based Sky Studios has expanded its comedy team by hiring a commissioner and two producers from the BBC, BBC Studios and Banijay’s Tiger Aspect. Alex Moody will join from the BBC this summer as commissioning editor, reporting to director of comedy Jon Mountague. She has commissioned shows including Mackenzie Crook’s Worzel Gummidge and Motherland for he BBC, […]

Tiger Aspect appoints David Simpson as comedy head

Banijay-owned UK prodco Tiger Aspect has promoted Man Like Mobeen exec producer David Simpson to head of comedy. Reporting to Banijay UK executive chairman Peter Salmon and CEO Lucinda Hicks, he takes on the role with immediate effect, filling the vacancy left by the departure of Myfanwy Moore last year. He will oversee all production […]

Merman Television hires Tiger Aspect’s Faye Dorn as head of drama

US-and-UK-based production company Merman Television has appointed Faye Dorn to the newly created role of head of drama. In her new role, Dorn will work alongside co-founders Sharon Horgan and Clelia Mountford, and will be responsible for overseeing the development and production of original dramas and further build on the company’s scripted content. She joins […]

Tiger Aspect MD Damian Kavanagh to step down after two years

Damian Kavanagh, MD of Banijay-owned UK producer Tiger Aspect, is to leave the company. The former BBC Three controller joined the Peaky Blinders prodco in early 2019, with a remit across the creative and strategic direction of the company. He had reported into Peter Salmon, who was appointed in August as executive chairman at Banijay UK, following […]

How ‘Mr Bean’ became a global brand & an online phenomenon

Today marks the 30th anniversary of Mr Bean, the Tiger Aspect-owned comedy show that has spanned the decades and mediums, and created a worldwide audience. Here, exec producer Katherine Senior – who has worked on the IP since its earliest days – describes how the brand was built. In 1989 I joined a meeting with […]

Talkback hires Tiger Aspect’s Edmunds as programme director

Former Tiger Aspect exec Kate Edmunds has returned to Fremantle UK’s Talkback label as director of programmes. In her new role, Edmunds will oversee comedy and entertainment projects for the label at the British production arm of the global entertainment group. Edmunds was the director of development at Tiger Aspect and previously worked at Talkback […]

Why Indian drama is set to boom in 2020

India’s huge population is attracting plenty of interest from global streamers and the country’s scripted sector is positioning itself to capitalise domestically and internationally, writes Endemol Shine India CEO Abhishek Rege As the demand for original and fresh stories continues to grow, global platforms and international broadcasters and producers are turning their sights to India. […]

Tiger Aspect promotes ‘Good Karma Hospital’ exec to head drama

Endemol Shine Group-owned UK producer Tiger Aspect has appointed Lucy Bedford as its head of drama. Bedford joined Tiger Aspect as an executive producer in 2014 and most recently moved into the role of creative director, working on a production and development slate that includes a yet-to-be-revealed series for ITV. TBI understands she will take […]

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