Edinburgh TV Festival supported by Screen Scotland

Deirdre Dowling

Commissioning Editor, Warner Bros. Discovery

DD Host Profile

In my 5 years at WBD I have developed and executive produced hundreds of hours of content for both SVOD Discovery+ and linear brands TLC, Quest Red, Really, HGTV and Food Network. From premium doc to low cost/high volume series, spanning multiple genres from crime to reality to home improvement to paranormal, Working with producers to deliver some of our most loved shows, including: 90 Day Fiancé UK, Help! My House is Haunted, Katie Price: My Crazy Life, The Nolans Go Cruising, Say Yes to the Dress (with Gok Wan and now with Tan France), Jack Osbourne’s Haunted Homecoming and Curvy Brides Boutique. Before commissioning, I have worked in the production for 20-years as a Producer, Director and Executive across all unscripted TV genres – entertainment, reality and factual entertainment formats, ob-doc, factual comedy and documentaries.

Shows I Oversee

90 day Fiance UK
Say Yes to the Dress with Tan France
The Faking Dead
The Yorkshire Exorcist
Help My House is Haunted

Would like to meet

All producers working in unscripted