Facebook & Sam Barcroft

19 Aug, 2020
Facebook & Sam Barcroft
TellyCast Episode 18

Head of Unscripted for Facebook Watch Originals, Toby Faulkner and Barcroft Studios’ Sam Barcroft discuss social shows during COVID, Hollywood waking up to the potential of Gen Z talent and History Hit’s acquisition by All3 Media’s Little Dot Studios.

And we’ll find out who their Heroes of the Week are – and who or what they’re telling to Get in the Bin!

Deadline’s Peter White is fresh from the desert as he brings us a breaking story on one of Hollywood’s best known execs and news of scripted shows back in production in LA County.

And K7 Media’s Girts Licis on why Netflix should buy Tik Tok.

Sam’s story of the week: https://tbivision.com/2020/08/12/little-dot-studios-acquires-dan-snows-history-hit-platform/

Barcroft Studios’s Truly: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfwx98Wty7LhdlkxL5PZyLA

Facebook Watch shows: The Biebers on Watch https://www.facebook.com/watch/JustinBieber/231328194771279/

9 months with Courtney Cox: https://www.facebook.com/9monthswithcourteneycox

Red Table Talk: https://www.facebook.com/redtabletalk

TellyCast Advertising and sponsorship enquiries including bespoke MIPCOM slate podcasts: justin (at) boomdialogue (dot) com

Music by David Turner, lunatrax. Recorded in lockdown March 2020 by David Turner, Will Clark and Justin Crosby. Voiceover by Megan Clark.

TellyCast is edited by Ian Chambers.

Transcripts for this episode will be available soon.