Sumi Connock

Sumi joined ITV Studios in February 2009 as Head of Entertainment, ITV Studios based in Manchester. The current output includes: You’ve Been Framed! …Do the Funniest Things, Coronation Street: The Big 50, Countdown, University Challenge and 30 Years of An Audience with… Prior to her role at ITV Studios, she was Commissioning Editor for entertainment at BBC Daytime overseeing Eggheads, Are You an Egghead?, Strictly It Takes Two and Through the Keyhole. Other entertainment credits include: Just the Two of Us, The Big Finish with Graham Norton, Star Spell, MTV Europe Music Awards, Dirty Sanchez, Streetmate, The Big Breakfast, An Audience with the Spice Girls and Blind Date.

Lee Connolly

Lee started his television career in the Comedy Department at London Weekend Television before moving on to work across many of LWT's big entertainment shows including; 'Blind Date', 'Surprise Surprise', 'Barrymore' and 'Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway'. Lee went on to produce 'Blind Date' as well as numerous 'Audience With's...' and many other flagship entertainment, comedy and music shows including executive producing the 'Royal Variety Performance' in 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Now as one of the Creative Directors for ITV Studios Entertainment, Lee is responsible for a slate of successful returning programmes as well as developing new and exciting formats.

Richard Cowles

Richard's portfolio of shows includes two of ITV's most popular Entertainment shows: Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway - he oversaw the re-launch of the series in 2012; and I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! the format which he co-created and has produced since series one. Richard started his career in documentary programming before becoming a Producer/Director and then Series Producer on a wide range of award-winning factual/entertainment series including Airline and Ibiza Uncovered. At ITV Studios he has had considerable success developing and producing international formats including Hell's Kitchen, Red or Black? and, of course, I'm a Celebrity..Get Me Out of Here!

Angela Jain

Angela is Managing Director, ITV Studios Entertainment, responsible for the development, production and management of some of the biggest shows on television. The slate is incredibly varied consisting of about 25 titles in any one year, producing about 900 hours of entertainment shows a year. The portfolio includes; I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here, The Voice, Love Island, University Challenge, Judge Rinder, The Jeremy Kyle Show, Meet The Parents, The Royal Variety Performance and Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway. Prior to that Angela worked in Broadcast at ITV managing the portfolio of digital channels: ITV2, ITV3, ITV4, CITV, ITVBe and ITV Encore. At ITV2 she acquired Family Guy as well as commissioning the award-winning shows; Plebs,The Big Reunion and Release The Hounds. She also commissioned Love Island, The Keith Lemon Sketch Show and Thunderbirds Are Go. Angela’s career started in television production working across a range of entertainment, children’s, documentary and music shows before making the leap into commissioning working at Channel 4, Channel 5 and E4 where she eventually ended up running it. She is currently on the board of Film London, London First and The Edinburgh International TV Festival as well as sitting on the Advisory Board of Creative Access.


Katie Rawcliffe

Previously a freelance producer working across entertainment and factual entertainment programmes for Channel 4, Endemol, Princess Productions and the BBC, Katie Rawcliffe joined ITV Studios as Head of Entertainment in 2008 after working across various ITV projects, mainly the Dancing On Ice Brand, which she helped to create and turn into the award winning and international format. Since then she has overseen every series. Katie's portfolio of shows at ITV has also included Hell's Kitchen, I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!, Red or Black, Stepping Out, Comedy Rocks with Jason Manford and Pop Star to Opera Star.