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Greenlit: Big Brooklyn Style, TLC

Big Brooklyn Style (8 x 30′ ) – A  new series that follows husband and wife business owners Lisa and Jim Dolan, as they revise and revolutionize the norms of plus-size shopping experiences in their Brooklyn clothing store, Lee Lee’s Valise. Each episode will focus on three different customers as their intimate shopping experience at […]

Greenlit: Unchained Reaction, Discovery Channel

Unchained Reaction (6 x 60′) – A new series hosted by Mythbusters‘ Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage that pits two teams of varying backgrounds against each other to build an elaborate chain reaction contraption. But they’re not creating a mere string of dominoes – teams must utilize ingenuity, innovation and know-how to build contraptions on […]

Greenlit: Ice Moms, Lifetime

Ice Moms – Docuseries that follows two coaches – Adam Schmidt and Laurie Vigilante – and their young charges in the competitive world of figure skating. Channel: Lifetime Producer: Collins Avenue TX: TBC Source: Cynopsis

Greenlit: Auction Queen, HGTV

Auction Queen w/t – Christie Hatman, Missouri State Auction Champ, brings her talents and love of antiques on the road to a lively and entertaining new series for HGTV. In each episode, Christie and her team, including son Eli, travel to different towns where they set up an auction.  Along the way she visits people […]

Greenlit: Selling London, HGTV

Selling London  – London is one of the world’s most sophisticated cities – but the competitive real estate market isn’t always regal. From luxury mansions to modest flats, the city’s buyers and sellers expect royal treatment in Selling London. Just in for time summer games, follow the city’s most elite agents as they try to […]

Greenlit: The Rest is Noise, BBC4

The Rest is Noise – A landmark television series about 20th century classical music that accompanies a year-long music festival on London’s South Bank. Inspired by Alex Ross’ award-winning accessible book about 20th century classical music, Southbank Centre’s festival will feature nearly 100 events, including talks, films, performances, participation events, and concerts, with the London […]

Greenlit: Compare Your Life, Channel 4

Compare Your Life w/t (1 x 60′ pilot) – Carlton Hood helps families turn their lives around by setting up their own business. Channel: Channel 4 Producer: True North Productions TX: TBC Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: My New Home, Channel 4

My New Home w/t (6 x 60′) – A brand new series about shopaholic hoarders whose lives will be transformed by two experts who will completely clear out their cluttered houses, turn their possessions into cash and redesign their homes. The show features out-of-control consumers whose quality of life is being buried under their mounds […]

Greenlit: The Little Paris Kitchen, BBC2

The Little Paris Kitchen w/t (6 x 60′) – Croydon-born cook Rachel Khoo makes her television debut to bring a fresh take on France’s finest dishes. From her Parisian home, Rachel journeys through contemporary French cuisine, dusting each and every classic recipe with her own imaginative touch as she shows us how to create irresistible […]

Out: Lisa Erspamer, EVP Production and Development, OWN

Lisa Erspamer has left her post as EVP of production and development at OWN. Read more: Realscreen

Out/In: Lynn Sadofsky, Director/Development, Planet Green/Discovery Fit & Health to EP/Director Production/Development, Nat Geo (NYC)

Lynn Sadofsky has been appointed as Executive Producer/Director, Production and Development at National Geographic Channel in NYC. She was previously Director of Development and Executive Producer at Planet Green and Discovery Fit & Health Source: TV Tracker  

In: J.C. Mills, Director / Development, Nat Geo (NYC)

J.C. Mills has been appointed as Director of Development at National Geographic Channel in New York. Source: TV Tracker  

Out/In: Lisa Mao, Snr Director Production and Development, Travel Channel to VP Development, September Films

Lisa Mao has been appointed as Vice President, Development at September Films in the USA. She was previously Senior Director, Production and Development at the Travel Channel. Source: TV Tracker  

In: J-T Ladt, VP Programming and Development, Nat Geo

J-T Ladt has been appointed as Vice President, Programming and Development at National Geographic Channel. Source: TV Tracker  

Out/In: Alan Eyres, VP Development/Production to SVP, Programming and Development, Nat Geo

Alan Eyres has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Programming and Development,/Head of the Los Angeles Office at National Geographic Channel. He was previously Acting Vice President, Development and Production at Discovery Channel.   Source: TV Tracker  

In: Mimi Vengoechea, Development Coordinator, Pie Town Productions

Mimi Vengoechea has been appointed as Development Coordinator at Pie Town Productions in North Hollywood. Read more: Realscreen

In: Sarah O’Neil, Development Producer, Pie Town Productions

Sarah O’Neil has been appointed as Development Producer at Pie Town Productions in North Hollywood. Read more: Realscreen

In: Nicole Henrich, VP Development, Pie Town Productions

Nicole Henrich has been appointed as Vice President of Development at Pie Town Productions in North Hollywood. Read more: Realscreen

Up: Jen Stocks, VP / Developent, Figure 8 Films

Jen Stocks has been promoted to the role of Vice President / Development at Figure 8 Films. Source: Cynopsis

Greenlit: Mundos Extremos, Discovery en Espanol

Mundos Extremos (8 x ) – Docuseries that looks at extreme political and spiritual groups and cults who operate on the edge of Latin American society. Channel: Discovery en Espanol Producer: Endemol Argentina TX: 1st February 2012 Source: Cynopsis

Greenlit: Big Body Squad, Channel 5

Big Body Squad (6 x 60′) – Docuseries that follows the men and women tasked with looking after the ever growing needs of our ever expanding nation. Today there are almost a million morbidly obese people in England alone, more than double the number since the year 2000, and by the end of this decade […]

Greenlit: Rihanna Fashion Project, Sky Living

Rihanna Fashion Project  w/t ( 10 x 60′) – Girls Aloud singer Nicola Roberts helps Rihanna find the next generation of British designers who have to compete across a series of challenges that see them creating new looks for celebrities and music stars. The final challenge is to create an outfit for Rihanna to wear […]

Greenlit: The Great Falklands Gamble, Channel 5

The Great Falklands Gamble (1 x 60′) – POV documentary featuring insights and reflections from Royal Marines company commander Ian R Gardiner on his experiences during the Falklands conflict. Channel: Channel 5 Producer: Quickfire Media TX: 2012 Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: WW1 Top Gun, Channel 5

WW1 Top Gun (1 x 60′ ) – Documentary that commemorates the centenary of the Royal Flying Corps, the forerunner of the RAF. Channel: Channel 5 Producer: Bedlam Productions TX: 2012 Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: The Exclusives, ITV2

The Exclusives (7 x 60′) – A new series that offers an amazing, once in a lifetime opportunity for six young, ambitious, wannabe entertainment writers to work for publishing giant Bauer Media. Millions of us scour the celebrity pages to get our weekly fix of glamour, celebrity news and music.  Now you can not only […]

Greenlit: Superstar, ITV1

Superstar (TBC) – Andrew Lloyd Webber starts a nationwide search on ITV1 for the next musical superstar. The prize on offer is a unique opportunity to play the title role in new arena tour of Jesus Christ Superstar across the UK, starting at London’s O2 arena. And the final decision will be in the hands […]

Greenlit: The Angel, Sky 1

The Angel (5 x 60′) – Phones4U founder John Caudwell  fronts this business format in which six people hope to win £100K in start-up money. Channel: Sky 1 Producer: Twofour TX: Summer 2012 Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: Keith Lemon’s Lemonaid, ITV1

Keith Lemon’s Lemonaid w/t (6 x 45′) – A brand new family comedy entertainment series featuring comedic personality Keith Lemon (aka Leigh Francis) as host. Keith tackles a variety of problems and helps dreams come true, aided by a different celebrity helper every week. In each episode Keith meets real people with real problems and […]

Greenlit: Nina & Monkey’s Search for Enlightenment, BBC4

Nina & Monkey’s Search For Enlightenment (1 x 60′) – Ventriloquist Nina Conti travels the world in search of unusual lifestyles, accompanied by her puppet Monkey. Channel: BBC4 Producer: Alaska TX: May 2012 Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: Delius, BBC4

Delius w/t (1 x 90′) – Award-winning film-maker John Bridcut  presents an authored musical profile of Frederick Delius, the composer of On Hearing The First Cuckoo In Spring and La Calinda, as part of the BBC’s celebration of the composer’s birth 150 years ago. The film focuses on Delius’ early life and how it shaped […]

Greenlit: The Petrol Age, Sky Atlantic

The Petrol Age (4 x 60′) –  Paul McGann tells the story of British motoring across the ages, through the iconic cars and incredible personalities that helped establish the UK as a major driving force in global motoring. Each of the four programmes focuses on one aspect of British motoring: Speed; Glamour; Icons and Trail […]

Greenlit: Next Stop Hollywood, ABC 1 (Australia)

Next Step Hollywood (6 x ) – A behind-the-scenes look at Hollywood through the eyes of six aspiring Australian actors, as they compete, with the world’s best for coveted roles during the highly competitive US TV pilot season, a frenzied time in Los Angeles, where all the networks cast their upcoming pilots. Securing a role […]

Greenlit: Ultimate Cops, Discovery (CEEMEA)

Ultimate Cops (6 x 60′) –  Observational documentary series featuring real-life action, car chases, guns and explosions. Following the elite police forces of Moscow, Bucharest and Warsaw, the series captures real crime missions as they unfold. From breaching doors to apprehending criminals, these three teams of specially trained elite police officers, armed with weapons and […]

Greenlit: Marco Pierre White’s Kitchen Wars, Channel 5

Marco Pierre White’s Kitchen Wars (7 x 60′) –  The enfant terrible chef will use his exceptional culinary eye to sort through hundreds of couples in one of the UK’s biggest ever cooking competitions. Starting on the streets of Britain with the Kitchen Wars’ mobile kitchen and building to an intense studio finale, it’s not […]

HD Net becomes AXS

DNet, AEG, Ryan Seacrest Media, and Creative Artists Agency (CAA) have announced a joint venture that will rebrand HDNet/HDNet Canada to launch AXS TV (pronounced: access). Scheduled to debut summer 2012, AXS TV will leverage the global reach and portfolio of content opportunities of its partners to create live entertainment and lifestyle programming. Capitalizing on […]

Up: Jack Burgess, Head of Development, Fever Media

Jack Burgess has been promoted to the position of Head of Development at Fever Media. Read more: C21    

Out / In: Tim Harcourt, Head of Development Fever Media / Studio Lambert

Tim Harcourt has been appointed as Head of Development at Studio Lambert. He was previously Head of Development at Fever Media. Read more: C21  

Greenlit: Terror at Sea: The Sinking of the Concordia, Channel 4

Terror at Sea: The Sinking of the Concordia (1 x 60′) – A one-off, fast-turnaround doc about the cruise ship tragedy. Piecing together the evidence, this film explores the events leading up to this enormous cruise ship hitting a sandbar off the Italian island of Giglio Porto with devastating consequences. With a capacity of 3780 […]

Greenlit: The Pawnbrokers, BBC1

The Pawnbrokers (6 x 30′) – Obs doc that goes behind the scenes of Uncles, a pawnbroker, in Birmingham, England. Channel: BBC1 Producer: BBC TX: 2012 Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: Kings Cross ER, Crime & Investigation (Australia)

Kings Cross ER (10 x 30′) – Observational documentary series that follows the everyday dramas unfolding in the emergency room of St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney,  a hospital that frequently counts rock stars and wealthy business men among its patients. Channel: Crime & Investigation (Australia) Producer: Eyeworks Australia TX: 2nd February 2012 Source: C21

In: Robin Gray, Head of Development, Mentorn Scotland

Robin Gray has been appointed as head of development at Mentorn Scotland. Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: Our Big Fat Weight Loss Story, The Style Network

Our Big Fat Weight Loss Story ( x 30′) – Series that follows families as they try to lose weight. Channel: The Style Network TX: 14th January 2012 Source: Cynopsis

Greenlit: Combat Cash, Discovery Channel

Combat Cash (4 x 30′) – Military hunter Bob Chatt and his picking partner Owen Thornton put their passion, wallets and reputations on the line in a never-ending pursuit of rare and desirable militaria. Each episode is jam-packed with combat collectables, ranging from tanks to rare GI Joe figures, World War II flame throwers, Saddam […]

Greenlit: Alsaka: Ice Cold Killers, Investigation Discovery

Alaska: Ice Cold Killers (1 x 60′) – As America’s last true frontier, Alaska is an ideal destination for people wanting to experience the intrinsic beauty of isolated nature – but its wilderness also provides the perfect setting for keeping secrets. People go missing as if swallowed by the elements, but often there’s something far […]

Greenlit: Scorned: Love Kills, Investigation Discovery

Scorned: Love Kills (20 x 60′) –  A new series that uncovers crimes of passion sparked by a spurned lover’s snap from provocative paramour to predacious threat. It examines the dark side of love with a voyeuristic peek into the lust and obsession that fueled some of the most senseless, but definitely not emotionless, crimes […]

Out: Kevin Sutcliffe, Commissioning Editor Dispatches, Channel 4

Kevin Sutcliffe is leaving his post as commissioning editor for Channel 4’s current affairs strand Dispatches. Read more in Televisual

Out: Current TV UK

Current UK has announced today that BSkyB has withdrawn support for the channel and it is likely to stop broadcasting by mid March 2012. In a statement they said: “Obviously the entire team at Current is devastated by this news. However, we’d like to thank you for your support and belief in independent television. We […]

Greenlit: Mad Mad World, ITV1

Mad Mad World (8 x 30′) – Paddy McGuinness hosts this comedy panel show in which two teams view and comment upon funny clips from TV shows from around the world. Channel: ITV1 Producer: Rough Cut TV / Group M Entertainment TX: 2012 Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: Marbella Mansions, UKTV Home

Marbella Mansions (10 x 60′) – A look behind the scenes of the property industry Spain’s most blingy of resorts. Channel: UKTV Home Producer: Splash Media TX: Autumn 2012 Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: Kelly and Her Sisters: Ten Years On, ITV1

Kelly and Her Sisters: Ten Years On w/t (1 x 60′) – An update on the 2001 Bafta-winning documentary that followed the lives of six children living in a condemned house in Birmingham, UK. Channel: ITV1 Producer: Shiver TX: 2012 Source: Broadcast

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