ITV Studios has launched ITV Studios Netherlands, a new production label that will create and produce ITV’s unscripted and scripted formats for Dutch platform owners and broadcasters.

Karin de Groot, takes up the role of Managing Director and joins in early 2019. De Groot has stints as Chief Executive Officer for IdtV, one of the largest production companies in the Netherlands; Head of Production for Endemol Shine; Channel Director Net 5 as well as her current role as Director of Television at Talpa Network.
ITV Studios Netherlands will form part of the Studios Global Creative Network, headed up by Mike Beale – a network created to help the international exploitation of ITV Studios’ slate of non-scripted content including its format catalogue, sharing of development and co-development to create opportunities for content.  ITV Studios Netherlands will sit under the Talpa Media umbrella, alongside Talpa Productions, Talpa Fiction, MasMedia and Vorst Media.
Maria Kyriacou, President ITV Studios International said: “We see huge potential in the strength of the ITV formats in the Dutch market. ITV Studios Netherlands provides us with a team on the ground, solely focused on creating and producing ITV formats for a vibrant and ever-growing Dutch market.”
ITV Studios has production offices in Australia; France; Germany; The Nordics along with the UK.

Staff Reporter

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