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The Million Pound Drop – Play-along game

The Million Pound Drop is one of those classic formats that only come around occasionally.  The show was invented by Remarkable TV’s MD David Flynn and it has a devilishly simple premise where contestants are given a million pounds in cash at the start of the show and simply asked to keep as much of […]

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Million Pound Drop picks up New Media Age award

The very nice chaps at Channel 4 put the Million Pound Drop Play-along game up for three awards earlier this year and last Thursday it won the New Media Age award for Entertainment, meaning we have scored some kind of unholy awards trifecta in this area. To be honest I would have been happy with […]

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BAFTA win for the Million Pound Drop Live

Last Sunday was my last night in the UK before setting off to my new home in Australia, so it’s hard to imagine a better send off than the one we had courtesy of BAFTA at the 2011 Television Craft awards. Channel 4 had put forward the Play-along game from the Million Pound Drop Live […]

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This Just In…

Client: Channel 4 Launch: September 2010 URL: http://thisjustin.channel4.com/ This Just In… was a comedy website co-developed with Zeppotron, Endemol UK’s comedy production company for Channel 4. The site was commissioned following a successful pitch.The brief was to create an online comedy property that could be fast moving and reactive to events in the real world […]

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The Million Pound Drop – Play Anytime game

Following the success of the Million Pound Drop Play-along game it followed that we would look to provide a standalone experience to complement the live game. For this we used our international partners Visiware who provided us a localised version of the their Million Pound Drop game. Client: Endemol UK Launched: February 2011 URL: http://playanytime.themillionpounddrop.com/  

and that was This Just In…

So the 12 week run of This Just In.. is over, it went pretty quickly, don’t you think? I’ve loved it, especially as most of my work on it was in the build up to the launch, which meant I’ve been able to enjoy the fruits of Phil Gilbert (@Sundaydefensive) and the Zeppotron team’s daily comedy […]

Connected

An interesting seminar this afternoon hosted by Channel 4 on the subject of connected TV’s. David Abrahams, C4’s CEO headlined the discussion by outlining where the company stands in respect to the ongoing rise of connected and smart TV’s. Naturally the event was heavily geared toward YouView, the technology platform joint venture between C4, BBC, […]

This Just In…

..And  some breaking news coming from the ‘Internet’ ..I’m finally able to start talking about a cool new site I’ve been producing with Endemol comedy supremos Zeppotron and Channel 4. This Just In… is a website that aims to mix new comedy talent alongside existing big names that will be making up to the minute […]

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