DCD Publishing to represent Emma Forbes in the UK for TV, licensing & merchandising
DCD Publishing are very proud to announce their appointment as the agent for Emma Forbes and for her lifestyle website, Forbes Style, for television, publishing and merchandising in the UK.
Lifestyle expert and TV presenter Emma Forbes, one of the nation’s best loved broadcasters and personalities, is fast becoming the new ultimate ‘Yummy Mummy’. Aside from presenting, she now channels her skills into her own lifestyle magazine and website – Forbes Style -(www.forbesstyle.com), one of the most influential lifestyle destinations on the internet*.
Dedicated to making stylish living easy Forbes Style looks at a broad spectrum of subject matters including parenting, interiors, food, travel, health and wellbeing. All of which Emma has brought together in a new book, Life and Soul, which gives the rundown on planning perfect themed parties.
Emma Forbes commented: “I am delighted with this new partnership with DCD Publishing, which marks an exciting time for me. DCD is well positioned to develop brand opportunities across all platforms including television, merchandising and publishing and I am excited at the prospect of this collaboration”.
Adrian Sington, CEO of DCD Publishing, said: “I am so pleased to have agreed a deal to represent Emma. There is a strong resurgence in homecraft and lifestyle and Emma has built a unique name and reputation in this area. Emma is that rare combination of professionalism and fun and has a wealth of knowledge to share with millions of households”.
The branding programme for Emma Forbes will encompass television, books, licensing, promotions and merchandising, based on the simple idea of making stylish living easy.
DCD are also actively developing Television projects for Emma Forbes.
*Total hits across all platforms for Forbes Style is 56,300 per month.
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Notes to Editors:
About Emma Forbes
Emma Forbes, the darling of Saturday morning children’s TV, first came to our screens presenting ‘Going Live’ for the BBC and then BAFTA award-winning programme ‘Live and Kicking’, which she co-hosted with Andi Peters. She also co-hosted ‘Talking Telephone Numbers’ with Phillip Schofield for primetime ITV, and ‘Speakeasy’ for LWT.
Emma most recently co-presented popular radio show ‘Going Out with Alan Carr’ every Saturday on BBC Radio 2. Emma has appeared on numerous television shows in the past few years, and demonstrated her culinary skills by impressively making it to the semi-finals of BBC1’s ‘Celebrity Masterchef’.
When Emma took a break from the industry to have her two children, she drew inspiration from them to create the boutique children’s fantasy shop ‘Semmalina’, which then led to the spin off business of ‘Star Bags’ creating the perfect ‘goody bags’ for children’s parties.
Emma’s latest venture, a magazine and lifestyle website – Forbes Style – allows her to draw on all aspects of life and provides reviews, tips and news across everything from; parenting, interiors, food, travel, health and wellbeing.
Emma is also an accomplished and experienced awards host.
For more info visit www.forbesstyle.com
About DCD Publishing
A division of TV production and distribution group DCD Media, DCD Publishing is a 360 degree literary and brand licensing agency representing DCD owned and third party IP across a wide range of media including books, DVD, merchandising and music. Recent high profile deals include Simon Mann’s new book Cry Havoc, Talking About Jane Austen in Baghdad. TV tie-in book deals recently delivered best sellers including Stephen Fry In America and Richard Hammond’s Blast Lab and Alan Whicker’s Journey of A Lifetime. Led by CEO Adrian Sington, a TV tie-in publishing expert, formerly Managing Director of Boxtree, Chairman of Virgin Books and Vice-Chairman of Virgin Animation, DCD Publishing works with the leading publishers in the UK (Egmont, HarperCollins, Penguin, DK, Hachette), and represents major music publishers for music merchandising such as Universal Music.
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