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Kate Maddigan joins Little Gem as head of entertainment

London-based factual prodco Little Gem has tapped Kate Maddigan as its new head of entertainment. In her new role, Maddigan will be tasked with developing and executing new shows as they get ...
April 12, 2018

London-based factual prodco Little Gem has tapped Kate Maddigan as its new head of entertainment.

In her new role, Maddigan will be tasked with developing and executing new shows as they get commissioned. She starts her new position on April 16th.

As a former commissioning editor at UK pubcaster Channel 4, Maddigan worked on the formats team that looked after the original and recommission of LEGO Masters for C4 and Celebs Go Dating, My Hotter Half and Five Star Hotel for E4.

Maddigan was previously at ITV for six years where she worked in the entertainment and comedy department. Her slate at the channel included I’m a Celebrity, Big Star’s Little Star, Towie, Britain’s Got More Talent and Xtra Factor. One of her last commissions was the reboot of Love Island for ITV2.

Before commissioning, Maddigan was a series and executive producer on entertainment programs including Strictly Come Dancing, Got to Dance, Odd One In, Joseph: Any Dream Will Do, Eurovision: Your Country Needs You, Glastonbury and Oliver: I’d Do Anything.

 

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Daniele Alcinii is a news editor at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joined the RS team in 2015 with experience in journalism following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and with communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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