Broadcast: Talking TV

Talking TV #97: Your Face or Mine & Broken

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This week, Talking TV explores Comedy Central’s reboot of Jimmy Carr’s entertainment format Your Face or Mine and Jimmy McGovern’s latest gritty drama Broken and. The Viacom-owned broadcaster has ordered 22 episodes of Talkback-produced show, which sees Katharine Ryan uniting with Carr to gently mock the looks of contestants. Louise Holmes, director of programming for Comedy Central and MTV, joins us in the studio to talk about bringing back the show, which originally launched on E4 in 2002. Elsewhere, Jimmy McGovern’s long-time collaborator Colin McKeown, who runs Moving On indie LA Productions, joins us to explain the background behind BBC1’s Broken. The show follows the daily lives of a Liverpool community are seen through the eyes of a compassionate priest, played by Sean Bean.

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