Granada changes name

TV production company becomes ITV Studios

Granada America, the U.S.-based production entity of the U.K.'s ITV Studios PLC, has been renamed ITV Studios effective immediately.

Run by CEO Paul Buccieri, Granada America produces such series as "Hell's Kitchen" and "Kitchen Nightmares" for Fox, "I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!" for NBC, "Nanny 911" for CMT, "Celebrity Fit Club" for VH1, "Room Raiders" for MTV, "First 48" and "Steven Seagal -- Lawman" for A&E, "First Love Second Chance" for TV Land and "Bought & Sold" for HGTV.