Ms Wiliam's job will be subsumed into the new entertainment and comedy department, which will almost certainly be run by the Granada USA boss, Paul Jackson... It is widely believed that these latest departures will not be the last of the changes at the top of ITV as Mr Shaps continues to reshape his commissioning team.
Thursday, January 12, 2006
Sioned William has left her role as Controller of Comedy at ITV, reports Ben Dowell for Media Guardian (free registration required). As recently as September 2005 she was talking about her ambitions for comedy on ITV, but she is now one of several executives to resign following the restructure of the network's management by the new director of television, Simon Shaps.