12 Yard

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12 Yard
Industry Television
Genre Production company
Founded 2001 (2001)
Founder David Young
Headquarters London, UK
Owner ITV plc
Parent ITV Studios

12 Yard Productions is a British television production company. It was founded in 2001 by David Young and the creative team behind the worldwide hit Weakest Link and Hat Trick Productions.

12 Yard has gone on to become one of the world’s most successful entertainment format creators, producing hit formats including the BBC’s long-running daytime quiz Eggheads, Saturday night BBC1 lottery formats The National Lottery: In It to Win It and Who Dares Wins, primetime feel-good format Holding Out For A Hero, Take on the Twisters and Big Star's Little Star for ITV, and Coach Trip, Celebrity Coach Trip and Christmas Coach Trip for Channel 4.

On 5 December 2007, it was confirmed that ITV plc had acquired 12 Yard for £35 million.[1]



  1. Welsh, James (2007-12-05). "ITV acquires 12 Yard". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2007-12-05.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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