Studio Lambert inks development deal with showrunner of The Masked Singer
Izzie Pick Ibarra who is the showrunner of Fox’s smash hit The Masked Singer will develop and produce new shows with Studio Lambert in the US.
Amazon releases trailer ahead of the launch of The Feed on 22 November
Amazon has released the first trailer for The Feed and announced that the series will be released in the US on November 22.
Studio Lambert developing Ant and Dec’s Street Car Showdown for BBC Two
Studio Lambert and Ant and Dec’s production company Mitre Television are coproducing a pilot for BBC Two of a new entertainment show called Street Car Showdown in which teams convert second-
The idea was devised by Ant and Dec who “have been fascinated with this world since we were teenagers in the North East and experienced car modders met up on Roker seafront in Sunderland to show off their creations.”
ABC orders Craig Ferguson-
hosted game show The Hustler from Studio Lambert
ABC has ordered The Hustler, a new mystery-
Based on an original format by British TV and radio host Richard Bacon, each episode follows five contestants as they collaborate to answer a series of trivia questions, with the goal of building a collective prize pot that increases with each correct answer. The catch? One of the five contestants, the Hustler, already knows the answers but must keep their identity a secret.
BBC One takes celebrities in Race Across the World
Studio Lambert’s hit global travel format, Race Across the World, has been commissioned by BBC One for a celebrity special.
Channel 4 orders Xmas themed Buy It Now for peak-
Channel 4 has commissioned a Christmas-
Hosted by Rylan Clark-
Studio Lambert’s The Nest will star Line of Duty’s Martin Compston and Peaky Blinders’ Sophie Rundle
Line of Duty’s Martin Compston and Peaky Blinders star Sophie Rundle have teamed up for new The Nest, and we’re getting The Hand That Rocks the Cradle meets Jenna Coleman’s The Cry vibes already.
Through a chance encounter they meet Kaya (played by newcomer Mirren Mack), an 18-
The emotional thriller throws up troubling questions such as who is Kaya, and what has brought her to this couple? Can the dreams of Kaya, Emily and Dan be fulfilled or have all three embarked on a relationship of mutually assured destruction?
New Studio Lambert drama Awakening
Awakening is a two-
BBC Two renews Race Across The World for two more seasons
BBC Two has handed a two season renewal to Race Across The World; picking up the hit series for a second and third season. Eight episodes have been ordered for each of the two additional seasons.
The bumper renewal comes after the show’s first season, which aired this spring, managed a consolidated average audience of 2.5 million viewers. The final episode was the highest rated episode of a new factual entertainment title on BBC Two since 2016.
Hires and promotions for Studio Lambert drama team
Studio Lambert’s scripted division has promoted Maddie Sinclair from head of development to executive producer and hired James Gandhi from Mammoth Screen as head of development.
“Maddie has been an outstanding head of development and I’m delighted she is going to be stepping up to take on an executive producing role,” says Susan Hogg, Studio Lambert’s head of drama, “and James is a hugely talented drama creative who has already made his mark on our expanding slate. We are absolutely thrilled that he has joined the team at such an exciting time for Studio Lambert drama.“
Celebrity Gogglebox starts 14 June
The first all celebrity series of Celebrity Gogglebox starts on Friday 14 June. The cast includes Little Mix, Rylan Clark-
Emma Willis to host The Circle on Channel 4
Emma Willis will host the next series of The Circle later this year. The series will be made by Studio Lambert North in Greater Manchester and will feature more live episodes than last year, all hosted by Emma.
CBS orders tenth season of Undercover Boss
CBS has picked up another season of long-
Studio Lambert tops the Broadcast Peer Poll
Studio Lambert was the pick of its peers in the annual Broadcast magazine survey of the independent production sector.
The Feed selected for competition at Canneseries 2019
Canneseries, the annual TV festival running alongside the MIPTV content market in Cannes, has unveiled the competition line-
Race Across the World launches on BBC Two
Studio Lambert’s new six episode travel adventure competition series launches on BBC Two at 9pm on Sunday March 3.
Gogglebox and Buy It Now nominated for Broadcast Awards
Gogglebox has been nominated in the best popular factual programme category and Buy It Now in the best daytime programme category in the 2019 Broadcast Awards.
Gogglebox nominated in the NTAs as Best Factual Entertainment Series
Gogglebox has been nominated in the Best Factual Entertainment Award category in this year’s National Television Awards.
Channel 4 orders second series of The Circle
The second series will have an extended run, a weekly live episode and ‘more mischief’.
All the international versions will use the same building as the UK version.
The C4 version is the first commission for Studio Lambert North, the company’s new Manchester division.