Rob Coldstream and Clare Cameron, the directing team behind Channel 4’s hit documentary Jade: The Reality Star Who Changed Britain, are turning their attentions to the Spice Girls for their next project. Channel 4 has commissioned 72 Films to make Girl Powered: The Spice Girls (working title), which will tap archive footage and revealing interviews to provide a complete portrait of the British girl band who shot to fame in the 1990s. The show was commissioned by Alisa Pomeroy for Channel 4, while Coldstream is the executive producer and Cameron is the series editor.
Comedy Central plans Edinburgh stand-up shorts
Comedy Central International is launching a 10-part series of online stand-up specials in partnership with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society. Ten rising comedians will perform in front of a virtual audience for the seven-minute episodes, which will play out on Comedy Central International’s Facebook, YouTube and