MTV Announces Brand New Reality Game Show True Love or True Lies?

MTV's first ever nightly show with over £50K up for grabs! Have you got what it takes to spot the fakes? True Love or True Lies? 

Hosted By Maya Jama
Voice Over by Danny Dyer 

So far we’ve had a season of love, sunshine and football but hold tight as MTV prepare to bring you the hottest new show of the summer!

Celebs Go Dating Season 5 Singletons Revealed

E4 is once again opening the doors to the Celebrity Dating Agency as seven single celebrities hope to find love

E4’s Celebs Go Dating is back for season 5 this Autumn as songwriter and Sugababes pop star Mutya Buena, The Only Way Is Essex’s Chloe Sims and reality star Olivia Attwood put their hearts on the line in the search for love. Also unlucky in love and joining the agency are four single guys, Love Island’s Eyal Booker, Made in Chelsea’s Alik Alfus, fashion editor Vas J Morgan and Diversity dancer Sam Craske.

Dating expert Nadia Essex returns to the agency and is joined by the award-winning new agent, Paul Carrick Brunson. They are ready to put the celebs through their paces and the two will coach the seven celebrities as they step out into the world of dating as the cameras capture our celebs’ pre-date nerves, awkward dates and the moments when our celebs strike lucky! 

Junior Client Coordinator Tom Read-Wilson is also on hand at the agency as he provides a sympathetic ear and shoulder to cry on for the celebs as they head to their post-date debriefs and get grilled by the agents.

S4 of Celebs Go Dating averaged 823k Individuals across the series (42% above the slot average) and was one of All4’s most watched programmes this year. Series 5 will be executive produced by Colin Whitaker and Luke McFarlane for Lime Pictures and was commissioned by Dominic Bird and Simone Hayward for E4. 

Olivia Attwood comments; “To say I’m excited and scared to the join the Celebs Go Dating agency is an understatement! I’m known as a wild child, party girl so I’m sure I’ll keep Nadia and Paul on their toes”

Sam Craske comments; “I’m so excited to be joining the dating agency!  I have faith that Paul & Nadia will be able to work their magic and find me the one... But it’s not going to be an easy job for them!”

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Lime Pictures Celebrates The Launch of Free Rein Season 2

To celebrate Season 2 of the double Emmy award-winning Netflix original series Free Rein, Lime Pictures and BAFTA hosted a screening at BAFTA 195 Piccadilly in London. Hosted by Blue Peter presenter Lindsey Russell; cast, fans, press and parent/family blogger/influencers attended the event. Celebrity guests included Hollyoaks’ actress Stephanie Waring and TOWIE’s James Bennewith.

This was then followed by a Q&A with Free Rein’s creators and writers Anna McCleery and Vicki Lutas, Lime Pictures MD Claire Poyser and actress Jaylen Barron who plays Zoe. Fans of the show were able to meet and greet the cast after the screening to take photos and collect autographs.

Lime Pictures in co-development deal with Beano Studios to bring Minnie the Minx back to screens

Lime Pictures and Beano Studios are delighted to announce a new co-development deal to produce a brand-new live action comedy drama ‘THE MAGNIFICENT MISADVENTURES OF MINNIE’ inspired by beloved Beano comic character, Minnie the Minx.

The new live action series will be aimed at 8-12 year olds and promises to deliver high-energy humour as well as inspire a new generation of fans.

THE MAGNIFICENT MISADVENTURES OF MINNIE’ features our 13-year-old rebellious heroine Minnie; a thoroughly modern girl and budding comic book artist, whose unapologetic creative thinking challenges any status quo! 

Hollyoaks Wins 4 British Soap Awards

Saturday 2nd June 2018 saw the 20th annual British Soap Awards and for the first time the award ceremony transmitted live. Hollyoaks was nominated in an all categories with an incredible 14 nominations and taking home four trophies on the night including; Best On-Screen Partnership for Theo Graham and Malique Dwyer-Thompson who play loveable twins Prince and Hunter McQueen.

Lime Digital Wins DigiDay Award

Lime Pictures’ in-house digital team have been awarded a Digiday Media Award for Best Use of Facebook Live for the Hollyoaks Slice of Summer campaign.  The Digiday Media Awards Europe are the biggest digital marketing awards in Europe and recognise the companies working to modernise European media – through social media, new technologies, e-comms and online platforms.

BLACK MIRROR PRODUCER TO JOIN LIME PICTURES AS SCRIPTED EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

BAFTA and RTS award-winning producer Louise Sutton is joining Lime Pictures as Executive Producer of Scripted content.  Her appointment marks a return to Lime for Louise, where she began her career over 15 years ago working on Brookside, Grange Hill and Hollyoaks. 

Louise most recently produced two critically-acclaimed episodes of Black Mirror for Netflix: USS Callister, starring Cristin Milioti, Jesse Plemons, Jimmi Simpson, Michaela Coel and directed by Toby Haynes; and Metalhead, starring Maxine Peake, directed by David Slade.

After 5 years on Coronation Street, including as Assistant Producer during its landmark 50th anniversary year, Louise was the first Series Producer of CBBC’s The Dumping Ground, which won a BAFTA, an RTS Award and a Writers’ Guild award.  She went on to produce series ranging from Midsomer Murders, Home Fires and Jekyll & Hyde for ITV to BBC1’s Death in Paradise. 

Lime Pictures Gender Pay Report

Lime Pictures (“Lime”) believes passionately in creating a working environment that is as culturally diverse as possible, ensuring that we harness the talent and maximise the potential of all of our people.

Free Rein Nominated for 6 Daytime Emmy Awards

We are thrilled to confirm that our original live action series for Netflix Free Rein has been nominated for a huge 6 awards at the 45th annual Daytime Emmy awards.  The Netflix original series is nominated in the following 6 categories; Outstanding Children’s or Family Viewing Series, Outstanding Writing in a Children’s, Preschool Children’s and Family Viewing, Outstanding Directing in a Children’s, Preschool Children’s or Family Viewing Program, Outstanding Cinematography, Outstanding Single Camera Editing and finally Outstanding Stunt Coordination.

E4 gets ready to help more celebrity singles find love as Celebs Go Dating returns

Celebs Go Dating is set to return to E4 in 2017 for, not one but two extended 20×60’ series, as the celebrity dating agency opens its doors to more unlucky in love famous faces. The road to true love is full of twists, turns and bumps and celebrities are used to all of that playing out in the spotlight. However,  with some expert guidance from top matchmakers, can the path to finding ‘The One’ finally run smooth?

Once again the cameras will capture all the action – making sure that any awkward first encounters, outrageous flirting, cringe-worthy faux pas, lover’s tiffs, first kisses and looks of lust are captured on camera for viewers to enjoy.

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