Outline Productions has struck a content partnership deal with distributor DRG. The deal follows recent news that Outline has been commissioned to produce a UK version of DRG’s Norwegian format, Born On (pictured), for Channel 4. Outline and DRG have billed the deal as an alliance which will support growth… Read more.
The partnership will enable the Show Me Your Garden indie grow its business by bolstering its development fund to help create series for UK and international broadcasters that DRG will then distribute globally. The distribution deal follows an agreement struck between the businesses earlier this month for Born On [pictured]… Read more.
UK indie Outline Productions and distributor DRG have formed a content partnership. As part of the deal, DRG will contribute to a development fund to help the Health Freaks producer expand its original content and formats. The Nice Group-owned distributor will also advise on the type of content developed to ensure it has… Read more.
Outline Productions is planning a fresh attack on the US market after arming itself with development funding to compete with British super-indies and Hollywood studios. The Show Me Your Garden producer struck a deal with Doc Martin distributor DRG this week that will give it greater financial and creative firepower as… Read more.
Former Fremantle Media UK boss Sara Geater has joined All3Media as chief operating officer, forcing her to relinquish her duties as the chair of Pact after only four months. Geater takes up the All3 position previously held by Jane Turton, who was promoted to chief executive of the Discovery and… Read more.
Laura Mansfield has today been appointed as Pact Council Chair, as Sara Geater steps down to become COO of All3Media. Under Pact’s constitution, non-qualifying independent producers, such as All3Media, can be Pact members but are unable to sit on Pact Council. In the event of the Chair stepping down, the… Read more.
Pact has appointed Laura Mansfield as Vice Chair of Pact Council. Laura Mansfield co-founded Outline Productions in 1999 and is its Managing Director. Outline has built a strong reputation for creating and delivering imaginative factual entertainment formats and series for UK and US broadcasters. The company was voted in the… Read more.
UK producers trade body, Pact, has appointed Laura Mansfield vice chair of the Pact Council. Mansfield co-founded Outline Productions in 1999 and is the indie’s managing director. She first joined the Pact council in January 2013. The Pact council oversees the work of the trade body, signing off budgets and… Read more.
Outline Productions managing director Laura Mansfield has been appointed vice chair of Pact Council. Mansfield, who founded the indie in 1999, will take up the role with immediate effect. Her term will run until December 2016. She became a member of Pact Council in January 2013. Pact Council oversees the… Read more.
Pact has appointed Outline Productions’ Laura Mansfield as Vice Chair of Pact Council. Mansfield co-founded Outline Productions in 1999 and is its md. Outline was voted in the top 10 of all UK independent production companies by its peers in Televisual’s 2014 Production 100 survey and has series under its… Read more.
The BBC must put some of its biggest shows, including EastEnders, out to tender once it drops its in-house quota system, according to All3Media boss Jane Turton. Speaking on a Future of Commissioning panel at the Salford Media Festival earlier this week, the super-indie’s managing director said it would be… Read more.
Sara Geater, Cat Lewis and Laura Mansfield are battling it out to become Pact council chair in the organisation’s first contested election in at least 14 years. The former Fremantle Media UK boss, Nine Lives’ founder and Outline Productions’ managing director are campaigning for votes from Pact members who are… Read more.
We attended the Production & Post Forum at BAFTA Wednesday (5 November) and listened to talks by an all-star line-up of speakers in production and broadcasting. Starting off the day was veteran broadcaster and author Melvyn Bragg, discussing arts programming, his career highlights and the past and present of broadcasting.… Read more.
With the second year of the Salford Media Festival looming, we had the opportunity to sit down with Seamus Simpson, content director of the Nations & Regions Media Conference to discuss some of the features for the upcoming event, which is taking place on 17th until the 21st of November.… Read more.
UK distributor Hat Trick International (HTI) has closed Australian, European, Asian and U.S. deals for three Outline Productions factual entertainment programs. Lifestyle Australia has picked up Tom Kerridge’s Best Ever, a 6 x 30-minute series produced by Outline for BBC2 that sees the Michelin-star chef offering his own versions of… Read more.
UK distributor Hat Trick International has secured a raft of global deals for Outline Productions’ factual entertainment content, shipping titles to the US and Australia. Ahead of its launch at Mipcom next month, Hat Trick has signed a presale deal with Lifestyle in Australia for Tom Kerridge’s Best Ever, the… Read more.
Broadcasters in Australia and the US are among buyers of British cooking series from celebrity chef Tom Kerridge. Lifestyle in Australia has prebought BBC Two’s 6x30mins series Tom Kerridge’s Best Ever, which is the follow up to Tom Kerridge’s Proper Pub Food. That show has also sold to Lifestyle, as well as… Read more.
Outline Production’s series helping viewers re-engage with their gardens launched with an audience that topped BBC2’s 12-month slot average of 1.4m (6.6%). Read more at: http://www.broadcastnow.co.uk/ratings/liberty-of-london-sheds-700000-viewers/5064527.article
Which are the most admired Indies in television? The Televisual Peer Poll reveals the 10 production companies that are most respected by their rivals, based on votes and feedback to the Production 100. This year, after being propelled by shows such as Great British Garden Revival, Health Freaks, Tom Kerridge’s… Read more.
Outline Productions are looking for passionate gardeners to take part in a new Sky1 TV series. If you’d like to showcase your garden we will be filming across the UK & Ireland exploring and showcasing some of the most stunning, imaginative and unique gardens, no matter what shape, size or… Read more.
Sky 1 director Adam MacDonald has lined up a Come Dine With Me style gardening format as the latest part of his push to rejuvenate the 8pm slot. The pay-TV broadcaster has commissioned Outline Productions to make 6 x 60-minute Welcome To My Garden (working title), which will go into production this… Read more.
UK satellite channel Sky 1 HD has given the greenlight to a competition reality series for green-fingered gardeners, as it attempts to barge in on the competitive 8pm primetime space in the UK. Sky 1 director Adam MacDonald (pictured) has made the timeslot a priority since joining from A+E UK… Read more.
Sky TV are coming town and they’re looking for Cork’s best gardens. Welcome to my Garden is a new TV series being made by Outline Productions — the makers of BBC’s The Great British Garden Revival. It’s a new Sky 1 prime-time series with filming planned for six regions across… Read more.
UK pay-TV net Sky 1 has ordered a 6 x 60-minute competitive gardening format from Great British Garden Revival indie Outline Productions. The series – tentatively titled Welcome to My Garden – will take viewers to a different region of Britain each week and profile three gardening enthusiasts who take turns visiting and judging each… Read more.
Sky1 has greenlit Welcome to My Garden, a new competitive gardening format, from Outline Productions. Welcome to My Garden (6×60’, working title) each week visits a region of Britain to meet three gardening enthusiasts who take it in turns to visit – and judge – each others’ gardens. Welcome to… Read more.
Volunteers are being sought for a new television programme which celebrates talented private gardeners The makers of a new television programme that celebrates talented private gardeners are seeking volunteers. They’re particularly keen on gardens notable, for instance, for tranquility, prize-winning vegetables or national plant collections. Welcome to My Garden, to… Read more.
Are you passionate about gardening? Do you know your acers from your alliums? Is your garden your pride and joy? The makers of the Great British Garden Revival are looking for green-fingered fanatics to compete in a new prime time TV series. We want to showcase and celebrate some of… Read more.
Garden Revival producers cast for gardeners Sky One is moving into gardening with Welcome To My Garden, a prime time new gardening TV series made by Outline productions – the makers of ‘The Great British Garden Revival’ filming across six regions within the UK. The show will have a narrator,… Read more.
Tom Kerridge’s Proper Pub Food was voted into the top 3 for Best Factual Features programmes at this year’s Televisual Bulldog Awards, just behind George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces in 2nd place, and The Great British Bake Off in 1st. http://www.televisual.com/bulldogs/83/factualfeature.html
Outline Productions has won new commissions from BBC1 and BBC2 for 14 hours of peak time popular factual programming covering driving, food and gardening. Along with a new cookery format fronted by chef Tom Kerridge, Outline is making So You Think You Can Drive? (1×60’, working title) which sees Dom… Read more.