Exec helped set up 'I'm a Celebrity'
Another high-profile British TV creative is quitting the U.K. to work in Los Angeles.
The latest defector is Natalka Znak, creator of reality skein “I’m a Celebrity… Get Me out of Here!” and head of ITV Studios’ factual entertainment department.
She is moving to L.A. to become exec veep of RDF USA, best known for “Wife Swap,” which was recently axed in the U.K. but is still running Stateside.
Znak will have responsibility for adapting and selling the shingle’s formats in the U.S., exec producing key shows and devising ideas for webs.
Her other credits include “Hell’s Kitchen,” hosted by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, and “Love Island,” originally known as “Celebrity Love Island.”
Znak produced the first U.S. version of “Hell’s Kitchen” for Fox and “I’m a Celebrity… ” for NBC.
A year ago, BBC fiction topper Jane Tranter left London for Los Angeles to become joint head of production at BBC Worldwide.