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richard Ackerman


Commissioning Editor

Sky’s Commissioning Editor for Entertainment; Richard Ackerman is an award-winning Executive Producer who has overseen a range of top-quality series including The Friday Night Project, The Big Breakfast and Chatty Man with Alan Carr

Ackerman joined Sky – Europe’s leading media company and largest pay-TV broadcaster in 2015 to focus on building out the network’s entertainment portfolio. Ackerman’s  Sky commissions include Bring The Noise, Harry Hill’s Tea Time, Lenny Henry’s Got The Blues, The Big Spell and Election Newsroom Live amongst others.

Before joining Sky, Ackerman produced The 11 O’Clock Show and BBC1’s Johnny Vaughan Tonight