James Fox and Dom Waugh launch new entertainment label Rollercoaster Television powered by ITV Studios
Creators of global hit formats All Together Now and Richard Osman’s House of Games nominated by BAFTA to participate later this year
June 15, 2021 – ITV Studios continues to strengthen its entertainment production base with James Fox and Dom Waugh joining forces later this year to launch Rollercoaster Television, a new entertainment brand to create and produce new formats for the UK and global markets.
Currently, Fox and Waugh lead the entertainment division of Remarkable as Managing Director and Director of Content, respectively. They were responsible for creating and producing a range of successful formats, including All Together Now, the award-winning singing competition that launched in 2018 and is now sold to more than 20 countries around the world, and Richard Osman’s House of Games BAFTA nominee recently celebrated by the 300th installment, as well as recurring songs like Pointless and The Wall.
The pair are currently presenting ITV’s Starstuck from Remarkable, a new prime-time entertainment series that sees regular members of the general cast transform into the world’s biggest music icons.
From the fun of Saturday night entertainment like All Together Now and Starstruck, the fun of daytime quizzes like House of Games and Pointless to the fun of big-money game shows like The Million Pound Drop and The Wall, you’ve got a great 10. Years and more with the Brilliant in Remarkable team.
“But now it seems like it’s time for the next adventure and a chance to build a new series of shows for the UK and beyond. We are excited to be joining Julian and the team at ITV Studios and can’t wait to start later in the year.”
Julian Bellamy, Managing Director of ITV Studios, added: “James and Dom are truly amazing entertainment producers who have developed and overseen a wide range of successful shows. We are delighted that they have been chosen to partner with ITV Studios on their next project and look forward to welcoming them to the group.”
Fox is currently the co-director of Remarkable and oversees its entertainment programming, with credits such as Pointless, The Million Pound Drop, The Bank Job, and Two Tribes. He began his career with BBC Entertainment, working in the development and production of a range of shows, including Strictly Come Dancing. After a stint with Fever Media, he moved to Los Angeles to join BBC Worldwide Productions as Creative Director, where he earned a number of commissions. Upon returning to the UK in 2010, Fox worked as an executive producer and series producer at Initial, Twofour and RDF before joining Remarkable.
Waugh is currently the Director of Content for Remarkable, responsible for expanding the company’s entertainment portfolio. During his ten years at Remarkable, he has developed and produced realistic entertainment and entertainment formats, including shows such as Pointless, Ejector Seat, The Bank Job, Secret Eaters, and The Million Pound Drop. Prior to that, he worked as an independent producer/director for several companies, where he produced and developed a wide range of programs including Soccer Aid, Fear Factor, 8 out of 10 Cats, The Convention Crasher and International King of Sports.
ITV Studios handles the international distribution of Rollercoaster Television. She joins a group of unregistered tags, including Potatoes (chase; defeat chasers); Elevator Entertainment (Love Island, I’m a celebrity…get me out of here!); 12 meters (cabin, Eggheads); possession (5 gold rings, a mouse in the kitchen); Twofour (Ibiza Weekender, Win the Wild) and Multimedia Stories (Come Eat With Me, All Musical Stars).
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