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Britbox US/Canada president Soumya Sriraman reveals how she succeeded as an exec in entertainment13th Sep 2018
Soumya Sriraman is the president of Britbox, North America – a subscription VOD service created as a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and ITV, offering viewers a string of brilliant British shows such as Inside No. 9, Coronation Street, Blackadder, Cold Feet, Cracker, Are You Being Served?, Fawlty Towers and enjoying a 400,000 subscriber base since its launch 18 months ago. Here Soumya shares details of how she made her way up to being an executive, what her job entails and more.
EXCLUSIVE: Head of Comedy, BBC Studios, Chris Sussman on talent-spotting and commissioning shows15th Aug 2018
Chris Sussman is the talented Head of Comedy at BBC Studios, the executive producer of John Cleese’s latest series, Hold the Sunset and was instrumental in bringing shows like Not Going Out, Rev, People Just Do Nothing and Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe to TV. Here Chris talks to Mandy News about how he made it to the top in comedy, what he looks for in new shows and his favourite UK and US series.