Building the Dream

True North's Jess Fowle's TV Diary

An auspicious start to the week. The news breaks that Sky has taken a majority stake in True North. Our baby, born 16 years ago, is all grown-up. What started with three people, one desk and one computer regularly employs more than 150 talented programme-makers across bases in Leeds and Manchester and has 11 series in production.

The deal with Sky has been a long time in the making and it’s both exciting and a relief to finally tell our team. We’re all fiercely proud of our independent Northern roots and massively invigorated by what the future holds.