Presented by Dominic Littlewood, Caught Red Handed looks at ways in which the police and the public are setting ingenious traps to catch villains in the act.
With access to undercover police operations involving theatrics, stake-outs, and state of the art technology, this series follows police ‘stings’ designed to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour with all the thrill of the chase, using hidden cameras to capture the action.
THE CRANE GANG
The Crane Gang is a documentary series that follows drivers, technicians and management at Ainscough, the biggest mobile crane hire company in Britain. The show follows a number of key personnel in a make-or-break year for the business who are involved in countless major construction projects, relocating precious works of art, lifting million pound yachts, carrying enormous wind turbines and moving derailed trains. From key decisions made by senior management, to the day-to-day problems faced by the team on the ground, The Crane Gang introduces the often larger-than-life characters responsible for some of the most impressive feats of lifting we see in and around our town and cities.
With cameras mounted in and around these giant structures, the series offers a unique perspective on the world of the mobile crane and the driver as they make some of the most technically challenging lifts of their year.
CLOSE CALLS ON CAMERA
Series presented by Nick Knowles which shows the split-second moments when everyday events are transformed into disasters and meets the people who lived to tell the tale.
DON'T GET DONE GET DOM
Consumer rights champion and people’s hero, Dominic Littlewood, takes on some of the biggest names in town to sort out the consumer nightmares ruining people’s lives. Whether it’s being faced with losing your home through no fault of your own or your so called dream holiday turning into a disaster, Don’t Get Done Get Dom cuts through the red tape and legal mumbo-jumbo to solve the problem and put things right.
Popular formatted series that follows probate research firms as they attempt to track down the unwitting beneficiaries of estates worth thousands of pounds. Combining elements of fortune hunting, genealogy and ultimately lifechanging moments, there are different stories covered in each episode.
KIDS WITH CAMERAS
Kids With Cameras is an innovative new factual format for ITV. The uplifting series asks young patients in hospital to tell their stories in their own words. Over 100 youngsters were given cameras and asked to record their experiences of hospital. The results are intimate, funny and surprising.
Children aged 6 to 16 talk to the cameras about their illnesses, they interview their parents and record themselves undergoing treatment, eating, playing, taking medication, interacting with medical staff. Whether they are in hospital for an everyday injury, major surgery or life-threatening illness, the videos provide an intimate look and fresh insight into what it’s really like to be a child in hospital. The series is narrated by Martin Clunes (Doc Martin).
'Money Pit' is a new factual entertainment format in which a crowd of total strangers put their own money on the line in the quest to invest in fledgling businesses that could make their fortunes. But they'll have to club together to raise enough money to get the businesses to their target - and that's when tempers flare and the game-playing begins.
Fast, funny and compelling, Money Pit is inspired by the growing international trend of crowd-funding. Anything can happen as the larger-than-life investors form alliances, fall out and use ruthless and surprising tactics in a race to the thrilling finale, where it's revealed who's got a deal and which businesses have hit their target.
NIGHTMARE NEIGHBOUR NEXT DOOR
There are six million complaints about nightmare neighbours in the UK every year. The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door delves into the most extreme and extraordinary neighbour disputes, tracking down the worst offenders in a compelling portrait of modern Britain.
Revealing the traumatic, shocking, humorous and occasionally bizarre experiences of victims of nightmare neighbours, witness as they try to catch the perpetrators in the act and get their actions on camera.
The men and women of our emergency services, whether they are in the police, fire, ambulance or coast guards, are the heroes we rely on when disaster strikes. Whether being filmed arriving on the scene of dangerous accidents, or rescuing animals in distress, Real Rescues brings the viewer right to the heart of the action.
SAINTS AND SCROUNGERS
Saints And Scroungers is an observational documentary series that exposes the benefit cheats, thieves and liars, and unearths those people who genuinely need the help but are missing out on money they are entitled to claim. The show recently rated in the UK’s top ten factual programmes, achieving an audience of over 4 million on BBC One.
Scrappers introduces straight-talking Terry Walker and his glamorous wife Lyndsay, the husband and wife team behind a multimillion pound scrap empire, who don’t always see eye-to-eye.
An uplifting story of second chances and loyalty is revealed as Terry and Lyndsay struggle to keep the motley crew they
employ on the straight and narrow. Welcome to the warm, wonderful world of Bolton’s Metro Salvage; the biggest scrap metal yard in the North West.
THE THREE DAY NANNY
The Three Day Nanny follows professional nanny, Kathryn Mewes, as she answers the cries for help from desperate parents in a new formatted, factual entertainment show for Channel 4.
Across the series, Nanny Mewes will help families struggling with fussy eaters, temper tantrums and sleepless nights. Using her unique three day plan of action, Kathryn will move into households which are being ruled by tearaway tots to give parents the tools they need for a happy home.
TIME GENTLEMEN PLEASE
The Pub Landlord’s rules are a pint for the fella and a glass of white wine or fruit based drink for the lady. It might be the 21st century but the landlord’s gaff is the last bastion of all things normal. He ain’t interested in change. It’s just the way things are, and don’t you or anybody else go questioning it.
A sitcom devised and written by Al Murray (Perrier Award Winner and Double Olivier Award Nominee) and Richard Herring (Writers Guild Award Winner).
Challenging, high risk and totally unique, the show really is two blokes, one sofa and no script. Facing a studio audience who shout out topics for discussion, David Baddiel and Frank Skinner simply turn up and chat about any topic that takes their fancy. Anything could happen and usually it does.
There are no subjects off limits, but to make things harder, a topic can only be discussed once. Each show ends with an unplanned musical finale, chosen at random by the audience, with David on the piano and Frank on vocals.
Single camera comedy featuring three friends who work together as telemarketers from 9 to 5 and live together from 5 to 9. Dress codes, deadlines and waking up before noon are not things these guys are used to. They do their jobs and sometimes they even do them well, but they show up late, leave drunk and always live for the day... even if they don’t know what day it is.
From the minds of the hilarious and irreverent Internet sketch group Mail Order Comedy, Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, Anders Holm and Kyle Newacheck and 5th Year’s Dominic Russo and Connor Pritchard, the series stars Anderson, Devine and Holm and is directed by Newacheck. Kevin Etten ("Scrubs") serves as the show runner.