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‘Squid Game,’ ‘RuPaul,’ ‘Adele’ Among Virgin Media BAFTA Nominees

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Nominations have been revealed for the Virgin Media Should-See Second, the one award that’s voted for by the general public on the BAFTA TV Awards. The nominees embrace ITV 1’s “An Viewers With Adele” – Adele’s surprised by the teacher who changed her life; ITV 1’s “I’m a Superstar… Get Me Out Of Right here! – Ant and Dec dig at Downing Street’s lockdown parties; Channel 4’s “It’s A Sin” – Colin’s devastating AIDS diagnosis; BBC Three’s “RuPaul’s Drag Race U.Ok. – ‘UK Hun?’ – Bimini’s verse; Netflix’s “Squid Recreation” – Red Light, Green Light game; and BBC One’s “Strictly Come Dancing” – Rose and Giovanni’s silent dance to ‘Symphony’.

Members of the general public can vote for his or her Should-See Second on-line here and can be entered right into a prize draw to win tickets to attend the 2022 Virgin Media BAFTA TV Awards. Nominations for the opposite TV awards classes can be revealed on March 30. The Virgin Media BAFTA TV Awards happen on Might 8.

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Presenter, maitre d’inns and author Fred Sirieix (BAFTA-winning “First Dates”) has launched manufacturing label Canard with All3Media‘s Goal Media Group (OMG). Canard’s first fee is “Fred’s Final Resort” (working title), an 8×60′ collection co-production with Betty TV for E4 the place Sirieix will recruit 10 younger folks at a crossroads of their lives and throw them right into a life-changing, demanding position on the planet of luxurious, high-end resort hospitality. The fee is a part of an unique partnership with OMG for unscripted codecs which is able to see Canard co-produce with corporations within the group. Sirieix is managed by Encanta Expertise Administration.


Past Rights has promoted Sarah Bickley to move of gross sales and she’s going to take up her place from Apr. 1, to guide the workforce on the upcoming MipTV market at Cannes. As well as, Joanna Rowley, who has acted as a part-time advisor for the previous three months, can be becoming a member of the enterprise on a everlasting foundation from Might 1 as VP gross sales for the U.Ok., Nordics and Italy. Bickley joined the Past Rights workforce in Nov. 2021 as senior VP gross sales, chargeable for the Nordics area and for the digital exploitation of the corporate’s catalogue. Her promotion will see her working intently with CEO David Smyth to drive total program gross sales and discover new methods for maximising income. Rowley’s most up-to-date long-term position was as govt director at Fox Networks Group Content material Distribution, previous to its acquisition by Disney.

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In the meantime, Marenzi & Associates can be heading to MipTV with “The Journey: Andrea Bocelli” (1 x 90’ and three x 60’), a musical documentary collection following the Italian tenor on a religious pilgrimage throughout Italy the place he journeys over 200 miles on horseback alongside Italy’s historic By way of Francigena, an historical highway traveled by pilgrims for hundreds of years. It options musical visitors together with Grammy Award successful artists Tori Kelly, Michael W. Smith, in addition to 2CELLOS, Matteo Bocelli, Katherine Jenkins, 40 Fingers, TAYA, with a particular look from Pope Francis.

Government produced by Andrea Bocelli and Veronica Bocelli, “The Journey: Andrea Bocelli” is produced by Trinity Broadcasting Community and Influence Productions and co-directed by Gaetano Morbioli (“Roby Facchinetti: Ma Che Vita la Mia”) and Paolo Sodi (“Civita de Bagnoregia”).


Finance dealer and distribution agent Silverlining Rights has revealed a number of worldwide pre-sales for Welsh producer Yeti’s upcoming Channel 4 formatted competitors collection “The Nice Huge Tiny Design Problem.” Silverlining secured a proportion of the manufacturing funds at growth stage by pre-sales to broadcasters all over the world together with TV4 and MTV3 Sweden and Finland, TV2 Denmark, TVNZ and M6 France (6ter), with extra offers at the moment within the pipeline. The 8×60’ collection is a contest format which challenges designers to renovate a complete derelict mansion, impressed by real-world designs, with the catch that the house they need to renovate is doll sized. The collection is fronted by Sandi Toksvig with inside design guru Laura Jackson and micro-sculptor Willard Wigan as judges.

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“The Nice Huge Tiny Design Problem”
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Elsewhere, Lineup Industries’ format “Taboo” will launch in Portugal on terrestrial broadcaster SIC, hosted by comic Bruno Nogueira. The newest native model of the present, which explores the boundaries of what’s thought-about acceptable humor, comes as “Taboo” receives a second season fee in Denmark on TV2. Initially created by Panenka, “Taboo” launched in Belgium on VRT, hosted by comic Philippe Geubels and the second season has damaged its personal rankings record-setting first season. “Taboo” goes into a 3rd season on Ztele in Canada and has been commissioned for a second season by Spain’s TV3. Native variations have additionally been produced in Australia on Community 10 and SFR in Switzerland, and it has additionally aired in Israel for the primary time, commissioned by public broadcaster Kan and produced by Yoav Gross Productions.

In every episode of “Taboo” a comic exams the boundaries of comedy and good style performing a routine, which in every present challenges a topic judged too taboo to snigger at. The fabric is sourced straight from these affected, together with these with blindness, weight problems or bodily disabilities, and the goal group can be on the present.

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