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Head of Children’s
Sarah Muller is Head of Children’s at Channel 5. Responsible for the commissioning and acquisition of children’s programming for Channel 5’s digital and linear platforms, Sarah oversees the channel’s popular programming strand, Milkshake!
Previously, she was Creative Director, Scripted, Animation and Co-Productions for CBBC Productions, and was, prior to that, Head of CBBC Acquisitions, Animation and Drama Development for CBBC.
Passionate about all kids’ content, her commissioned projects include ‘Danger Mouse’, ‘Strange Hill High’, ‘The Worst Witch, Harriet’s Army’, ‘Wolfblood’, ‘The Dumping Ground’, ‘Tracy Beaker Returns’, ‘Dr Who – Dreamland’, ‘Muddle Earth’ and ‘Just William’.
Prior to joining BBC Children’s, she was Managing Director/Executive Producer of UK prod co Elephant Productions whose credits include the multi-award winning ‘Grizzly Tales For Gruesome Kids’ (CITV), ‘New Willo The Wisp’ (Disney) and the BAFTA-winning drama series ‘The Revenge Files of Alastair Fury’ (BBC1).
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