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ITV adds two to fact-ent commissioning role

The UK commercial broadcaster has bolstered its factual entertainment commissioning team with the appointment of former Channel 4 commissioner Kate Teckman (pictured, right) and First Dates EP Nicola Lloyd (left).
July 12, 2016

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has bolstered its factual entertainment commissioning team with the appointment of Kate Teckman (pictured, right) and Nicola Lloyd (left).

Both Teckman and Lloyd serve as fact-ent commissioners reporting to ITV’s head of factual entertainment Sue Murphy, who joined the broadcaster in April from UK firm Optomen.

Teckman joins from Channel 4 where she spent seven years as commissioning editor of features, greenlighting the Realscreen Award-winning and BAFTA-nominated series George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces as well as Grand Designs, Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners, The Autistic, Embarrassing Bodies, How To Look Good Naked, Three In A Bed and Four In A Bed.

Lloyd, meanwhile, joins ITV from Twenty Twenty, where she served as executive producer on the BAFTA-winning Channel 4 dating series First Dates, a series she both exec produced and edited.

Prior to this, she served as a series producer on Gordon Ramsay‘s Ramsay’s Costa Del Nightmares and produced ob-doc series What Happens in Kavos. Her additional credits include CBBC’s The Big Performance, Sky1′s Pineapple Dance Studios, ITV’s Text Santa, Superstar and I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here Now.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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