September 7, 2018
Viacom’s Channel 5 Lures Former BBC Presenter Jeremy Paxman With Royal Doc Series
EXCLUSIVE: British broadcaster Channel 5 has certainly been stepping up its ambitions since Viacom paid $580M for it four years ago and there’s no better example than luring former BBC presenter Jeremy Paxman to the network.
Deadline understands that Paxman, who worked for the BBC for over 40 years, most notably as host of late night current affairs show Newsnight, is making All The Queen’s Children for Channel 5.
The two-part documentary looks at the lives and roles of…