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Broadcast now: Drive pushes into formats with Sky History’s The Chop

Production funding outfit expands sales arm with Sky History competition series Production funding and distribution outfit Drive has picked up Sky History competition The Chop, expanding its sales business by ramping up activity in the formats space. The forthcoming 9 x 60-minutes series, presented by Lee Mack...

C21: Drive hires Twofour sales exec

London-based distribution and production funding agency Drive has hired a former Twofour exec to lead its sales operations in France, Italy, Germany, Iberia and Latin America. Eniela Bella is joining the company as group senior sales exec, having previously been VP of sales for EMEA at ITV-owned Twofour. Bella...

C21: Fixing our morale

By Roz Laws 17-07-2020 Craft show The Repair Shop has moved from BBC2 to BBC1 and from daytime to primetime – something the UK pubcaster’s head of documentary commissioning, Clare Sillery, says will be a common Covid-19 coping mechanism. Host Jay Blades discusses how the series cut...

Rapid TV News: Drive, back2back book US pre-sale for new World’s Deadliest Weather Read more: Drive, back2back book US pre-sale for new World’s Deadliest Weather

In a coup for the UK indie and production-funding and distribution agency, The Weather Channel has pre-bought the fourth series of The World’s Deadliest Weather from back2back Productions and Drive.  The fourth series of The World’s Deadliest Weather, produced by back2back, was ordered by BBC Studios...

Drive sells more than 50 hours of factual content worldwide

The Restoration Workshop Multiple networks in Europe and Australasia have picked up a range of factual content after UK distributor Drive sold more than 50 hours of programming. Seven Network in Australia and TopTV in New Zealand have both picked up The Restoration Workshop, a 10 x 60-minute series produced by Middlechild for UKTV’s...

C21: Drive stocks up for finished tape rush

As the demand for ready-made and library content to fill schedule gaps continues to soar, London-based finance and distribution outfit Drive has added a range of factual content to its sales slate. The programming includes documentary series and one-off films from UK producers including Sandstone Global...