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UK prodco Steadfast placed into administration

UK factual prodco Steadfast Television has been placed into administration, and according to reports, eight staff members are out of work and there is in air of uncertainty over what will happen with the two shows it currently produces.
November 18, 2010

UK factual prodco Steadfast Television has been placed into administration, and according to reports, eight staff members are out of work and there is in air of uncertainty over what will happen with the two shows it currently produces. Broadcast reports that Living TV Group is talking with other indies regarding the production of the sixth season of Brit Cops, and that the BBC Four series Timothy Spall: Somewhere at Sea is in the edit stage. Steadfast founder Charles Thompson recently joined DCD Media as creative director of its new division, DCD Factual, and had held discussions with Steadfast’s current owners, Content Ventures, to bring it into the new division’s fold.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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