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Kieran Doherty is a Northern Irish writer, TV format creator and Executive Producer. He is also the Joint Managing Director of Stellify Media, alongside his creative and business partner, Matthew Worthy.[1] Doherty & Worthy have co-created multiple entertainment formats - including the international formats Secret Fortune and Take The Money and Run - while working for UK independent production company Wild Rover Productions.[2] In 2014 Doherty & Worthy launched the production company Stellify Media as a joint venture with Sony Pictures Television.[3] Stellify Media is best known for successfully rebooting Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? with Jeremy Clarkson for ITV, and Blind Date with Paul O'Grady for Channel 5.[4]

Kieran Doherty
Kieran Doherty (Writer).jpg
Born
OccupationWriter, TV format creator, Executive Producer, Public Speaker
Known forJoint Managing Director of Stellify Media
WebsiteOfficial website

Doherty currently serves as PACT director for Northern Ireland and Chair of the Royal Television Society Northern Ireland.[5] He is on the steering committee for The Belfast Media Festival and is also a founding member of the Media Therapy Group, the largest media networking group in Ireland.


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CareerEdit

Doherty began his writing career in radio, writing two series of The Ulster Way for BBC Radio Ulster.[6]

Production CreditsEdit

Year Series Channels Role
2006 The Big Bumper Science Quiz BBC One Northern Ireland Writer
2008 Sesame Tree CBeebies Writer (9 Episodes)
2009 Teethgrinder BBC One Northern Ireland Writer
2009 Find Me The Funny BBC One Northern Ireland Writer / Producer
2010 Big City Park CBeebies Writer (8 Episodes)
2011 Jim Henson's Pajanimals CBBC Writer
2011 Take the Money and Run ABC Consultant Producer
2011 Secret Fortune BBC One Consultant Producer
2011 The David Meade Project BBC One Northern Ireland Writer / Executive Producer
2011 David Meade: The Gift BBC One Northern Ireland Writer / Executive Producer
2012 Dara O'Briain's School of Hard Sums Dave Consultant Producer
2012 David Meade: Make Believe BBC One Writer / Executive Producer
2012 The Clandestine Online Series Writer
2014 David Meade: Million Dollar Bet BBC One Northern Ireland Writer / Executive Producer
2014 David Meade: Crowd Control BBC One Northern Ireland Writer / Executive Producer
2015 The Sparticle Mystery CBBC Writer
2016 Can't Touch This[7] BBC One Executive Producer
2017 Goodbye House[8] RTÉ One Executive Producer
2017 Don't Say It... Bring It![9] Dave Executive Producer
2017 In Solitary: The Anti-Social Experiment[10] Channel 5 Executive Producer
2017 Space Truckers[11] BBC One Northern Ireland Executive Producer
2017-2018 Blind Date[12] Channel 5 Executive Producer
2017 Blind Date Ireland[13] TV3 Executive Producer
2017-2018 Beauty Queen & Single[14] BBC One Northern Ireland Executive Producer
2018 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?[15] ITV Executive Producer
2018 A Taste of Home[16] BBC One Northern Ireland Executive Producer
2018 Gino's Win Your Wish List[17] Channel 5 Executive Producer
2018 Celebs In Solitary[18] Channel 5 Executive Producer
2018 Parents' Evening[19] BBC One Northern Ireland Executive Producer
2018 Hot Right Now[20] BBC One Northern Ireland Executive Producer
2019 Flinch[21] Netflix Executive Producer
2019 There's No Place Like Tyrone[22] BBC One Northern Ireland Executive Producer

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kieran Doherty". Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Shows - Wild Rover Productions". Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Stellify Media". Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Shows - Stellify Media". Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Regional Awards - Northern Ireland 2018 - Royal Television Society". Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  6. ^ "The Ulster Way". Retrieved 2 August 2011.
  7. ^ BBC One - Can't Touch This, Retrieved on October 24, 2018
  8. ^ Goodbye House - Monday 12 June 2017 - RTÉ Player, Retrieved on October 24, 2018
  9. ^ Don't Say It Bring It | Dave Channel, Retrieved on October 24, 2018
  10. ^ In Solitary: The Anti-Social Experiment - Channel 5, Retrieved on October 24, 2018
  11. ^ BBC One - Space Truckers, Retrieved on October 24, 2018
  12. ^ Blind Date - Channel 5, Retrieved on October 24, 2018
  13. ^ Ireland's Comedy Superstar Al Porter to Host TV3's 'Blind Date' - Virgin Media Television Xposé, Retrieved on October 24, 2018
  14. ^ BBC One - Beauty Queen and Single, Retrieved on October 24, 2018
  15. ^ Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? returns to ITV this Saturday with brand new twists, Retrieved on October 24, 2018
  16. ^ BBC One - A Taste of Home, Retrieved on October 24, 2018
  17. ^ Gino's Win Your Wish List - Channel 5, Retrieved on October 24, 2018
  18. ^ Celebs in Solitary: Meltdown - Channel 5, Retrieved on October 24, 2018
  19. ^ BBC One - Parents' Evening, Retrieved on October 24, 2018
  20. ^ BBC - ‘Hot’ new topical programme is coming to BBC Northern Ireland soon - Media Centre, Retrieved on November 19, 2018
  21. ^ Netflix Orders ‘Jackass’-Meets-‘Wipeout’ Format ‘Flinch’ From Sony’s Stellify | Deadline, Published on November 9, 2017, Retrieved on October 24, 2018
  22. ^ BBC One - There's No Place Like Tyrone Published on 24 May 2019. Retrieved 28 May 2019