Thursday 22 August 2019

TV hit: Profits soar at firm behind RTÉ ratings winner

Weight for it: Host Kathryn Thomas with Operation Transformation participants
Weight for it: Host Kathryn Thomas with Operation Transformation participants

Gordon Deegan

Pre-tax profits at the independent production firm behind RTÉ ratings winner Operation Transformation last year increased almost four-fold to €312,537.

In an interview, director at Vision Independent Productions Philip Kampff revealed that the firm's Welsh version of Operation Transformation is a ratings hit there as well.

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He said: "Operation Transformation is also showing real promise on S4C in Wales, where it is their most popular show outside of sports and soaps." He said that having two successful series in Wales and another to come in 2020 removes an element of risk for other broadcasters, "so we will be pushing it again internationally".

Irish Independent

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