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Now You See It, the energetic romp through the best, worst and weirdest of magic tricks from around the world, is back for a second series and once again is voiced by Mel Geidroyc.

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Ben Farrell Returns to Lead Objective Comedy Label

Objective is teaming up with former Head of Comedy Ben Farrell to launch a newly created Comedy Label. The label, as yet unnamed, will encompass all of Objective’s former and current slate while setting up a bespoke development team and branching out into comedy formats and comedy drama. Farrell, who was Objective’s Head of Comedy [...]

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Objective and Moira Ross Launch Panda Television

Moira Ross is joining forces with Objective to launch new entertainment label, Panda Television. Taking up the role in April, Ross will be Panda Television’s Chief Creative Officer, bringing her reputation of producing trail-blazing primetime studio entertainment, and breadth of experience and talent to the All3 Media multi-award winning independent production company. Ross said: “I’m looking forward [...]

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Objective Factual Entertainment Label Named

Deborah Sargeant’s Objective label is to be called Second Star Productions, it has been announced. Second Star will be the All3Media Company’s new factual entertainment label, and will see Andrew Burgess taking on the role of Head of Development. Sargeant, Second Star Chief Creative Officer said, “Second Star will build on what Objective has always [...]

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Russell Kane survives with only his smart phone for BBC Three and BBC Worldwide

BBC Three and BBC Worldwide have commissioned a brand new series from Objective and Kalel Productions. STUPID MAN, SMART PHONE will see Russell Kane joined by a different online star every week. Convinced that, even though they have no survival skills or knowledge of the local language or customs, they can be dropped anywhere in [...]

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Objective Scotland’s It Was Alright in the 70s Triumphs at BAFTA Scotland

The 2015 British Academy Scotland Awards winners were revealed last night, Sunday 15th November. Objective Scotland’s two-part Channel 4 series It Was Alright in the 70s, which went out in November 2014 and looked at the TV during the decade that taste forgot, was named the Best Features/Factual Entertainment Show. The award, presented by historian [...]

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Objective Bolster Comedy Development Team

Objective are bolstering their scripted comedy development team, it has been announced. Joe McVey will be joining the newly created Comedy Label later in November as Development Executive. Joe has spent the last 15 years working across entertainment and comedy in development and production roles for, amongst others Tiger Aspect, Roughcut and Monkey Kingdom. He joins the [...]

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Roisin Conaty’s GameFace Goes to Series

Following the huge success of the pilot, Roisin Conaty’s self-penned sitcom GameFace has been commissioned to series by E4. Conaty plays Marcella a character with a distinct comic voice and original world view, who despite being ever optimistic can’t quite get her life on track. Receiving critical acclaim, the pilot episode, which aired in April 2014, introduced [...]

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