ITV Studios


Deals: CBC, Guru, Wattpad

CBC picks up the rights to a U.K. comedy hit, Guru teams with Scholastic and U.S. prodco Picturestart options a YA story from Wattpad.


ITV Studios acquires Armoza Formats

The Israeli prodco and distributor has produced more than 100 unscripted formats and leads global sales on the TVA series Dance Revolution.


MIPCOM: ITV’s Carolyn McCall on cozying up to the consumer

The CEO of ITV discussed the company’s new three-year strategy, which will see it zero in on the direct-to-consumer relationship.


Cineflix Rights secures former Shine International exec Noel Hedges

The veteran U.K. acquisitions executive will beat the bush for more third party acquisitions to drive down the distribution pipeline.


ITV Studios’ Come Date With Me headed to W Network

Proper Television will produce a local version of the cooking and romance reality series, to debut in winter 2013.


Slice renews Four Weddings Canada for second season

The reality series from Proper Television has received a ten-episode order from Shaw Media for a sophomore run.


Titanic sails again on Global Television/ABC

Global Television is back in business with ABC, this time partnering on the epic Titanic mini-series along with ITV Studios and Lookout Point.

Come Dine With Me

Proper serves up new eps and season orders

It’s been a good start to 2011 for Proper Television, as the Toronto prodco begins production on 80 new eps of Come Dine With Me Canada and gets the greenlight for new seasons of Canada’s Worst Driver and Canada’s Worst Handyman.