Contact: Sebastian CardwellRegion: All UK

Title: Commissioning Executive & Channel Manager
Genre: Series, Music, Films, Factual Entertainment, Entertainment, Drama
Region: All UK

About Channel

Channel 5 was launched as Britain's fifth and final terrestrial broadcaster in March 1997. In July 2010 the Channel 5 network was sold by long standing shareholder RTL to Northern & Shell. With well over 30 million UK viewers.

Programme Interests

Programme Acquisition is responsible for ensuring that Channel 5's channels continue to be home to the most distinctive and entertaining purchased drama, comedy, reality and film.


Channel 5's enviable reputation in this area has been built around great US programmes such as CSI franchise, The MentalistNCIS, Justified and Sons of Anarchy as well as around well-loved movies like Hancock, 300, High School Musical 3, Finding Nemo, Rambo and Death Race.


Digital Channels


5* is Channel 5's young, 16-34 general entertainment channel. Fun, optimistic and aspirational, 5* is enthusiastic and relevant with its mix of drama, comedy, films and entertainment. 5* programming mix includes both acquired and original commissioned series.

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