Nick Catliff is stepping down as Lion TV’s Chief Content Officer after 25 years at the indie. He will leave at the end of September.

Catliff was co-founder of Lion. He set up Lion’s US operations which have produced shows including Cash Cab (Discovery/Bravo), History Detectives (PBS), Money from Strangers (MTV) and America Revealed (PBS).

In the UK he created classic Lion shows such as Boston Law (BBC1), Kumbh Mela Live (C4) and Britain from Above (BBC1/2) Recently he has been responsible for factual formats such as We Are British Jews (BBC2), Victorian House of Arts and Crafts (BBC2) and Eddie Izzard Marathon Man (BBC1/3). His programmes have won BAFTA, RTS, Broadcast, Realscreen and Emmy awards.

As chair of the ITF and a board member of Screenskills he has taken an active role in issues around training, diversity and inclusion within the television industry.

Catliff will continue in a consultant role for special projects at Lion.

Jon Creamer

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