Monday, May 9, 2011

Art Expert found on findaTVexpert for new BBC2 series

Arts & Architecture Expert Roy Bolton was found on by Lucky Day Productions, part of the Zodiak Media Group, and signed up as one of the expert judges on ‘Show me the Monet’, BBC2s new 10-part art series which goes out at 5.15pm every weekday from today until the 20th of May.

Roy is one of many experts who have been found on findaTVexpert since its launch in 2008 and contacted by TVcompanies for studio interviews, presenting roles, pilots and other media opportunities. Other experts include Aristocratic Tamer: Horses, Cattle & Kids, Lady Lesley Cooper (Superscrimpers: Waste Not Want Not - Channel 4); Homeowner Rights, Consumer and Property Expert Roger Southam (Don't Get Done Get Dom - BBC1); Janet Thomson (Who Knows Best: Fighting the Fat- Channel 4); Food Scientist Audrey Deane (E Numbers: an Edible Adventure - BBC2); Confidence Coach Sean Brickell (The Vanessa Show - Channel 5) and Dr of Clinical Psychology Abigael San (Sky Real Lives). And in the past few months alone, over 30 experts have been screentested for programmes that are in development.

“We’re always on the hunt for new experts and when we were commissioned to make our new series, Show Me The Monet, findaTVexpert was a first port of call,” says Lucky Day Productions Managing Director Damon Pattison, who also Exec Produced the series for the BBC. “So we’re delighted we found Roy there as he - and the other experts on Show Me the Monet – has exactly the right mix of knowledge, warmth and wit that will appeal to a very wide audience.”

”I’m very happy for Roy and for all the experts who are being found on findaTVexpert and getting a step closer to fulfilling their TV ambitions,” says findaTVexpert founder and TV Producer Claire Richmond. “TV companies are always on the hunt for passionate and inspiring experts – and the more ways they can find them, the better. So if you’ve got an expertise, make sure you flaunt it to the TV industry because you never know what they’ll be looking for next.”

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