By Patrick Munn | November 1, 2019 - 8:08 pm | No Comments
True North has hired former Channel 4 executive Norma Wisnevitz to serve as their new Chief Operating Officer. Wisnevitzm who most recently served as Senior Portfolio Manager at Chanel 4’s Indie Growth Fund, takes up post at the indie this month. As COO, Wisnevitz will work with the company’s Creative Directors to steer the company through its next phase of growth, as it builds on its reputation as the biggest factual supplier outside of London, and pushes ahead with plans to expand its slate into the US and other international territories.
By Patrick Munn | August 31, 2018 - 4:40 pm | No Comments
Channel 5 has handed out a two season renewal to their Gaby Roslin and Fiona Phillips shopping series Shop Smart Save Money. A total of sixteen episodes have been commissioned, which will be evenly split over seasons two and three. The bumper renewal comes after the first season, consisting of three episodes, aired on Channel 5 back in June. The show's second season is set to air later this year, while season three will follow in 2019.
By Patrick Munn | May 2, 2018 - 1:14 pm | No Comments
Channel 5 has given the greenlight to Shop Smart Save Money, a three-part shopping series from independent production company True North which will be presented by Gaby Roslin and Fiona Phillips. Shop Smart Save Money will bring the viewers trolley-loads of cash-saving tips and tricks – helping them make sense of all the confusing deals and offers out there. Every week the show challenges two competing Savvy Shoppers to save some serious cash on a family’s weekly shop. And it lifts the lid on big-name brands as it uncovers the best – and worst – value products on the market.