• Discovery's Quest Moves Into Comedy With Al Murray-Fronted Pub Quiz From ‘Catastrophe' Producer Avalon

    13 days ago - By Deadline

    Discovery 's British free-to-air broadcaster Quest is moving into comedy for the first time with a quiz format produced by The Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and Catastrophe producer Avalon .
    The UK network has ordered a 21-episode run of Al Murray 's Great British Pub Quiz , fronted by the eponymous Pub Landlord comedian. The hour-long show will pit the UK's most passionate pub quiz teams against each others.
    Each pub quiz team - a rather British phenomenon - will be...
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  • ‘Love Island' & ‘Bodyguard' Producer ITV Studios Helps British Broadcaster Post 6% Revenue Growth

    13 days ago - By Deadline

    ITV Studios, producer of reality series Love Island and terror drama Bodyguard , continues to perform well for the British commercial broadcaster with revenues up 10% over the first nine months of the year.
    The results, which are part of ITV's Q3 trading statement and run to the end of September 2018, helped total external revenue grow 6%.
    It also noted that online viewing on its digital service ITV Hub was up 37% and ITV CEO Carolyn McCall revealed that it would make an...
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