ITV orders Undercover Big Boss
ITV has commissioned a new series of Undercover Boss, in which a group of company heads go in disguise to work on their own shop floors.
The Emmy award-winning format is from Studio Lambert, with the new, four-part run seeing bosses from Pickfords, Bristol Street Motors, Wyldecrest Parks, and Euro Foods Group join workers on the bottom rung of the ladder as they go undercover on the shop floor.
The new series, supersized and rebooted for ITV as Undercover Big Boss, will follow the process as the firms face the challenge of coming out of a post-lockdown UK.
ITV factual commissioner Kate Teckman said: “As we come out of the pandemic it’s clear that there’s never been a bigger gap between the multimillionaire bosses and their workers, so this is the perfect time to bring viewers an all-new Undercover Big Boss as we see how they will fare swapping their corporate dinners for packed lunches and what changes they will make for their workers.”
Studio Lambert’s deputy Creative Director Mike Cotton said: ‘’There’s never been a more relevant time to bring Undercover Boss back. It’s a fascinating snapshot of modern working Britain and we’re very grateful to the bosses who were brave enough to don a disguise and embark on this journey amidst the chaos of a pandemic.’’
The series editor is Richard Mears and the executive producers are Rachel Bloomfield and Mike Cotton.
Pictured: Alfie Best of Wyldecrest Parks.
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