New Director of Commissioning for UKTV


At UKTV, Hilary Rosen has been promoted to director of commissioning, leading the company’s team of commissioners.

Rosen’s remit has been expanded to oversee all of UKTV’s original content, including comedy entertainment and scripted, alongside her existing factual and factual entertainment responsibilities.

She reports to the newly promoted CCO, Richard Watsham.

Watsham said: “Hilary has played a huge part in the success story of UKTV Originals and is an empowering leader. With her role expanding, I’m confident that she will get the best out of the talented commissioning team and further grow the reputation of UKTV. I know she will continue to champion creative freedom, take bold risks and make sure that we are at the front of the pack when it comes to developing the next wave of brilliant talent.”

Rosen added: “I couldn’t be more delighted to lead UKTV’s team of passionate and highly skilled commissioners who put creativity and excellence at the heart of everything they do. I’m also looking forward to working with more indies and producers across both scripted and unscripted projects to deliver UKTV’s slate of exciting and innovative originations.”