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Tencent Video orders UK make-up format ‘Glow Up’ from Warner Bros. Discovery China

Tencent Video in China is preparing to launch a local version of make-up format Glow Up, marking Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) China’s first foray into local reality. Glow Up China will delve into the world and follows eight contestants as they look to impress judges with their skills to become the country’s next make-up star. […]

Tim Haines-led Loud Minds hires Wall to Wall & Pioneer alums for unscripted development

Loud Minds, the UK indie led by Walking With Dinosaurs creator Tim Haines, has appointed Wall to Wall exec Will Aslett and Pioneer Productions’ Emma Parkin to unscripted development roles. Aslett becomes head of development for Loud Minds’ unscripted content, and is tasked with growing and managing its cross-genre programming slate. He joins from Wall […]

UK’s Wall to Wall appoints BBC commissioner as creative director

UK producer Wall to Wall has appointed BBC factual commissioning editor Emily Smith as its creative director. Report to Wall to Wall MD Leanne Klein, Smith will join the company in March 2022, where she will focus on developing and delivering factual formats and fact-ent series for UK broadcasters and global platforms. Smith arrives from […]

Gaumont UK hires Wall To Wall alum Myar Craig-Brown as creative director

Gaumont UK has appointed Myar Craig-Brown to the position of creative director to oversee the company’s growing global drama slate. In her new role at French studio Gaumont’s London-based division, Craig-Brown will build upon and drive the slate with the aim of appealing to global audiences. She joins the company from Wall To Wall, where […]

Two Rivers hires Wall to Wall exec to head unscripted development

Recently launched UK producer Two Rivers Media has appointed the head of UK factual development at Wall to Wall Media to work across its unscripted programming. Lucy Bacon (pictured) will become director of unscripted development at Two Rivers from 19 August, joining head of entertainment Mirella Breda and Mick McAvoy, head of factual, who were […]

Former Wall to Wall exec sets up formats firm

Former Wall to Wall exec Poppy Delbridge has set up a new entertainment formats firm. The London-based business, titled The Empress Way, is to pioneer a collaborative format creation model, which will sell packaged format ideas with high-profile talent and prodcos attached to global broadcasters, streamers, digital platforms and brands, with a focus on the […]

Wall to Wall staffer to lead new office

UK-based producer Wall to Wall is launching an office in the West of England, with executive producer Emily Shields set to lead it. Bristol-located Wall to Wall West debuts with a trio of commissions, namely The Sweet Makers and Back in Time, which are already in production, and a three-part landmark history series. Executive producer […]

Ex-Warner Bros exec Hungate resurfaces

Former Warner Bros. Television Production UK (WBTVPUK) co-chief Claire Hungate has been named CEO of London-based digital media firm Brave Bison. Hungate exited Warner Bros. in February along with WBTVPUK co-managing director Nick Emmerson. The pair had played a key role in the establishment of UK indie group Shed Media, which was sold to Warner […]

Warner Bros. restructures UK production

Warner Bros. is reorganising following the news that its UK production bosses are leaving. Its UK-based prodcos will sit within its international production division under Ronald Goes under the new structure. The UK operations span Wall to Wall, Twenty Twenty, Ricochet, Yalli and Renegade. They became part of Warner Bros. Television Production UK (WBTVPUK) after Warner Bros. took […]

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. […]

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