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Channel 5 orders “On the Buses”

UK broadcaster Channel 5 has commissioned the ob-doc bus driver series On the Buses from The Garden Productions and GroupM Entertainment.
July 31, 2013

UK broadcaster Channel 5 has commissioned an ob-doc series about bus drivers from The Garden Productions and GroupM Entertainment.

On the Buses (eight x 60-minutes, working title) follows the staff at East Yorkshire Motor Services, a family-run bus company that operates in Hull, Scarborough and the surrounding areas. The cast will feature drivers, passengers and executives and operations employees working in the board room and the control room.

The executive producers are Spencer Kelly for The Garden and Tony Moulsdale and Melanie Darlaston for GroupM Entertainment. The series producer is Rob Rawlings. Emma Westcott commissioned the show for Channel 5.

On the Buses will begin airing in early 2014.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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