Kevin Lygo

TV industry ‘more brutal than ever’ says ITV chief

ITV’s director of television Kevin Lygo has admitted that the industry has become more “brutal than ever” on shows that do not immediately perform and admitted it is becoming tougher to take programming risks. Speaking on the first day of the Royal Television Society (RTS) event in Cambridge, Lygo told delegates that there “is a […]

ITV’s director of television to step down

ITV’s director of television Peter Fincham is due to step down after eight years at the company and will be replaced by Kevin Lygo, the UK broadcaster has confirmed. Lygo takes on the post after five years at ITV’s international production division, ITV Studios. ITV Studios UK managing director Julian Bellamy will succeed Lygo as MD […]