The Stone Roses: Made of Stone Site Launches

Date: 13/05/2013 11:31:21

To support The Stone Roses: Made of Stone, Shane Meadows' (This Is England, Dead Man's Shoes) new documentary about The Stone Roses, launched Wednesday. Designed to drive registration to Channel 4, the site offers users the chance to win VIP tickets to a screening of the film at Channel 4, plus The Stone Roses Finsbury Park gig tickets, or tickets to the Manchester premiere of the film, and other goodies. The site, produced by Catherine Bray, draws fans in with a visual timeline featuring never-before-seen photos and exclusive unseen clips from the film.

New documentary series for Channel 5: Nurses

Date: 30/04/2013 12:35:41

Channel 5 has ordered a fly-­on-­the-wall documentary series from Maverick Television that will follow nurses from one of the busiest NHS healthcare organisations in the country: the Cardiff & Vale University Health Board. The 16,000 staff includes 6,500 frontline nurses who work in departments from A&E through to breast care and even on weekend nights, out on the Welsh capital's often chaotic streets.

The 8x60-­minute series, currently in production, will TX in autumn 2013.

Beauty Bootcamp is back!

Date: 24/01/2014 14:14:28

Beauty Bootcamp is back and it's bigger than ever! Fill out the application form and make sure you read the terms and conditions below.

Beauty Bootcamp application form (Microsoft Word document) >
Beauty Bootcamp terms and conditions (PDF document) >

Download: Beauty Bootcamp T&Cs 2014.pdf

Your Style In His Hands is TLC UK’s first programme

Date: 30/04/2013 16:35:14

Three Maverick Television-produced programmes will form part of Discovery Networks UK’s launch of their brand new entertainment TV channel, TLC UK.

The very first programme on launch day will be the premiere of Maverick’s Your Style In His Hands, in which Lisa Snowdon helps four husbands and boyfriends to shred their partners’ clothes to completely restyle them.

Last Chance Salon - the show that aims to fix botched beauty treatments - will also be part of the channel’s raft of exciting, new and enjoyable entertainment shows; it begins on 2nd May. Last Chance Salon has been nominated for a 2013 Realscreen Award in the category of Best Health and Wellbeing Programming.

Additionally, the second series of My Naked Secret, which reveals the extraordinary lives of people who have been hiding a secret about their bodies, will debut in the UK on TLC.

TLC launches on Tuesday 30th April 2013 on Sky 125 and Virgin 167.

Kids With Tourette's: In Their Own Words

Date: 28/03/2013 12:10:51

This documentary charts six months in the lives of three boys and their families as they share the daily obstacles they face and seek treatment from a pioneering programme at Great Ormond Street. 

Live From The Clinic receives BAFTA Craft nomination

Date: 25/03/2013 15:42:55

Embarrassing Bodies: Live From The Clinic has been nominated in the Digital Creativity category at the 2013 BAFTA Television Craft Awards.

In its second year, Live From The Clinic has launched a suite of iOS health apps, a groundbreaking non-white skin database and saved the NHS over 1 million pounds. Go to the Embarrassing Bodies: Live From The Clinic website to find out more >

The awards take place on Sunday 28th April 2013 and the full list of nominees is available on the BAFTA website >

New Interactive Channel 4 Panel Show

Date: 19/03/2013 12:40:21

Words, wonderful, words.  Join host David Mitchell in a new panel show Was It Something I Said? Two teams will be pitted against each other in a battle of word play answering questions based on quotes, tweets, literature and TV & film dialogue as well as some of the teams very own one-liners to test their verbiage mettle.  Featured quotes will be read out by a guest narrator. In a world first, viewers will be able to play along with the show via Twitter, and receive bonus content as they watch. Produced by Maverick Television and That Mitchell & Webb Company in association with Mint Digital.

Last Chance Salon set to return

Date: 29/01/2013 15:43:32

Last Chance Salon, the show that aims to fix botched beauty treatments, is set to return to our screens after Discovery commissioned a run of 10 new episodes. You can find out more on the Televisual site >

Award win for Live From the Clinic

Date: 17/12/2012 14:41:07

Embarrassing Bodies: Live From The Clinic has been named Best Interactive Production at the Impact Media Awards in New York. The Impact Media Awards feature a collection of the world’s leading programmers that are transforming the current trends in historical, archival, and investigative and social issue programming. The full awards short list is available here >

More Live from the Clinic on C4

Date: 13/12/2012 16:28:07

Channel 4 has commissioned a third series of Embarrassing Bodies: Live From the Clinic, the award winning fully interactive series which allows viewers to see a doctor `out of hours’, obtaining medical advice whilst learning more about their condition, without leaving their own homes. The Embarrassing Bodies doctors will be joined by a team of GPs and specialists to provide live consultations to as many viewers as possible via Skype, in a purpose-built state of the art studio, in the heart of Europe's biggest hospital for acute treatment in Birmingham.