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Channel 4 orders “Shipmates” from Full Fat TV

UK pubcaster Channel 4 has commissioned West Midlands-based indie Full Fat TV for reality competition show Shipmates. Shipmates (5 x 60) features two teams of five friends who will join 2,500 holidayers ...
March 5, 2018

UK pubcaster Channel 4 has commissioned West Midlands-based indie Full Fat TV for reality competition show Shipmates.

Shipmates (5 x 60) features two teams of five friends who will join 2,500 holidayers on the Anchored Cruise – a luxury trip across the Mediterranean featuring pool parties, DJs and exclusive events.

The two teams will compete in a variety of challenges throughout the trip. At the end of the cruise, fellow passengers will vote for their favorite team.

Shipmates (w/t) has been commissioned by Becky Cadman, commissioning editor for factual entertainment and Kelly Webb Lamb, deputy director of programming for Channel 4.

The series will be overseen by Cadman and Gilly Greenslade for C4, Chantal Boyle and Colette Foster will executive produce the series for Full Fat TV with Kim Rossiter as series producer.

 

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