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Steve Regan

commissioning editor: entertainment
Channel 5

Steve Regan is Commissioning Editor: Entertainment at Channel 5. Steve’s remit since joining has included launching Lip Sync Battle UK, the hugely successful new entertainment format on Channel 5 averaging 1.9 million viewers in the Friday 10pm slot. Steve also became co-commissioning editor on Celebrity Big Brother, which proved a huge success for 16-34s, attracting a 27% share across the series.

Steve joined Channel 5 in October 2015 from MTV where he started as Senior Editorial Director for MTV UK & Ireland and moved up to Vice President of Commissioning and Production. Whilst at MTV, Steve commissioned and executive produced eleven series since launch of Geordie Shore and three series of Ex on the Beach, the most popular series in MTV UK’s history.

Steve is tasked with developing entertainment programming for Channel 5 and continues his role on Big Brother in the summer.  Regan will also be commissioning popular factual and factual entertainment for the 10pm and 11pm slots on Channel 5, with the potential to be shared across MTV and Comedy Central.

Prior to joining MTV, he worked as an Executive and Series Producer at Two Four, Target, Monkey and Endemol.

Steve has also worked as Commissioning Editor at Sky One and Living TV.