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12/12/2007

Bullseye Television Appoints Martin Oxley As Head Of Entertainment Development

Bullseye Television, part of the Zodiak group of companies, has announced its next step in a drive to expand entertainment output with the appointment of producer Martin Oxley as Head of Entertainment Development.
Oxley, a highly experienced light entertainment and factual entertainment producer, will be responsible for the development of the company’s portfolio of clip-based entertainment, game, chat and quiz show formats and celebrity-based factual entertainment. Oxley’s previous production credits include Wogan Now and Then, Tarrant On TV, TV’s Naughtiest Blunders and Springer. More recently he developed and served as deputy editor of ITV’s The Alan Titchmarsh Show.
Bullseye’s Director of Television Steve Pinhay said: "We are delighted to welcome Martin to Bullseye at this incredibly exciting time for the company. Entertainment has always been a key part of our business and the time is right for us to both expand our comedy and clip show output and make serious inroads into more ambitious entertainment projects. I have been a fan of Martin’s for some time and am confident that his appointment will bring a rapid expansion of our entertainment output."
Oxley added: "There is a natural wealth of entertainment and comic talent at Bullseye and the prospect of working with Steve and Managing Director Jorg Roth to push towards more studio-based and factual entertainment productions is a genuinely exciting one."
Bullseye is currently producing a fifth series of hit cop chase show Hot Pursuit for Court TV in the US, series two of Police Patrol for ITV4, the second series of popular science show How It Works for National Geographic, series three and four of Cops Uncut for Bravo for whom they are also producing five 90-minute specials under the umbrella title Ultimate.
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