By Patrick Munn | July 11, 2018 - 1:58 pm | No Comments
E4 has given the green-light to to Club Rep Wars, an eight episode series from Studio Lambert that follows two teams of wannabe club reps competing to win the chance to work a season on the party island of Zante. “Loads of Brits still dream of spending a hedonistic summer working the strip in the Mediterranean sun", said Studio Lambert's Creative Director Tim Harcourt. "The competition to land one of these jobs is so fierce, it makes sense to capture the fun of it for E4.”
By Patrick Munn | June 26, 2018 - 1:17 pm | No Comments
Karl Warner, Co-Managing Director of Electric Ray, is exiting the Sony owned indie he co-founded to become the Controller of E4. Channel 4 announced the creation of the role last month at the same time they handed the channel a £10 million commissioning budget increase.
By Patrick Munn | May 16, 2018 - 4:44 pm | No Comments
Channel 4 has set nine new shows for their 2019 slate. At an event where Channel 4 Chief Executive Alex Mahon and Director of Programmes Ian Katz updated the industry on their plans, the broadcaster announced a wealth of commissions that will sit on their 2019 slate. Leading the commissions is one-off drama Brexit, starring Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock), which explores the data driven campaign behind the referendum; Happy AF, a comedy staring Aisling Bea and Sharon Horgan; and over at E4, comedy Maxxx, starring O-T Fagbenle (Looking)about a formerly famous boyband star turned drug-shamed tabloid laughing stock.