Who Do You Think You Are


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. […]

Warner Bros. poaches ITV exec for UK role

Alexia Edwards has joined Warner Bros. TV Production UK as commercial director, joining from commercial broadcaster ITV. At the UK division of the US studio she will be group commercial and business affairs director, working across IP coming out of the Group’s production companies, including Wall to Wall, Ricochet, Twenty Twenty Television, Yalli Productions and […]

Warner Bros. nabs Endemol Shine exec for Oz

Warner Bros. International Television Production’s Austrlian arm has a new managing director. Michael Brooks will join Warner from Endemol Shine USA, where he was senior VP, programming and executive producer of series such as MasterChef, MasterChef Junior and The Biggest Loser. In August, WBITVP tapped Endemol Shine for another exec, bringing Shaun Murphy in to […]

Alex Graham ‘in talks with Jackson, All3 founders’

Alex Graham is reportedly talking to former Channel 4 boss Michael Jackson and the founders of All3Media about creating two separate content companies. Graham, founder of The Voice UK producer Wall to Wall, is in discussions with Jackson about creating a production company, according to the Guardian. The talks with David Liddiment, Steve Morrison and […]

Alex Graham steps down from Voice UK maker Wall to Wall

Alex Graham is stepping down from his role as CEO of Wall to Wall 26 years after he founded the UK producer. Wall to Wall’s creative director Leanne Klein will replace him as chief exec at the prodco, which created the Who Do You Think You Are? format and produces the UK version of John […]

Shed staffs up for US reality

Warner Bros.-owned Shed Media has hired two new programming executives as it seeks to ramp up its reality programming activity in the US. Dan Snook (above) joins Shed Media US from Firecracker Films where he was senior VP, development, working on shows including Gypsy Sisters for Lifetime and Zombie Apocalypse for Discovery. At Shed he […]

Australia’s SBS announced 2013 slate

Australian public broadcaster SBS has announced its 2013 programming slate with a raft of local productions and international acquisitions including IFC action comedy Bullet in the Face. The network picked up Australian rights to the Eddie Izzard fronted series (pictured), which is distributed internationally by TF1 International and produced by Canada’s Muse Entertainment. Other international […]