Jane Rogerson


C4 and industry players back new UK indie

A raft of TV industry players and a Channel 4 fund have all backed Red Sky Productions, a new UK indie run by former UKTV commissioner Jane Rogerson and IWC exec producer Ross Harper. The indie will be based in Glasgow, Scotland, and investors include former All3Media boss Steve Morrison, ITV exec David Liddiment, and […]

UKTV ups Watsham after Rogerson exit

British multi-channel broadcaster UKTV has promoted Richard Watsham to become director of commissioning following former incumbent Jane Rogerson’s exit. Watsham takes responsibility for UKTV’s slate of original programmes, effective immediately, after being promoted from senior commissioning editor. He has worked at UKTV since 2011 and is credited with series such as Watch’s Dynamo: Magician Impossible, […]

UKTV’s Watch moves into original drama with Red Planet series

UKTV-owned pay channel Watch is getting its first original scripted drama, with scriptwriter Tony Jordan’s indie attached to create a 10-part supernatural thriller. Legion will tell the story of a criminologist on a global search for a cure for his 10 year-old daughter’s inoperable brain tumour who is forced to make a deal with the […]

UKTV hires commissioning pair, expands division

UK multichannel broadcaster UKTV has added a pair of commissioning editors following what it describes as its “most successful 12 months ever”. Former Endemol executive Iain Colye and BBC senior executive producer Hilary Rosen have joined the broadcaster, which has been increasing its commissioning spend over the past few years under director of commissioning Jane […]