ITV is bracing itself for a shakeup two of its most lucrative programmes after Coronation Street producer Steve Frost and Emmerdale series producer Kath Beedles both decided to leave their respective soaps.Update (16/11/2007): Kim Crowther has been appointed to the top job on Coronation Street, while Anita Turner will take the helm at Emmerdale. Full details from Ben Dowell on Media Guardian.
Beedles is to leave her job at the end of the year while Frost will depart early next year, MediaGuardian.co.uk can reveal. Both have been in their roles for two years.
ITV confirmed the duo's departures and said that they will be staying within ITV in new but unspecified roles.
Wednesday, November 14, 2007
From Ben Dowell for Media Guardian: